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Solar system : a visual exploration of the planets, moons, and other heavenly bodies that orbit our sun

Author: Marcus Chown; Touch Press (Firm); Planetary Visions Limited.
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with a fascinating overview and then organized by planet, in order of its distance from the sun, "Solar System" takes us on a trip across time and space that includes a front-row seat to the explosive birth of the solar system, a journey to (and then deep inside) each of its eight planets, and even an in-depth exploration of asteroids and comets.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Chown; Touch Press (Firm); Planetary Visions Limited.
ISBN: 9781579128852 : 1579128858 : 9781603762649 1603762647
OCLC Number: 707968612
Notes: Includes index.
Published in partnership with Touch Press, Faber and Faber, and Planetary Visions. Derived from the ebook Solar System for iPad.
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The Data Explained --
Solar System Map --
Solar System --
The Inner Solar System Map --
Sun --
Mercury --
Venus --
Earth --
The Moon --
Mars --
Phobos --
Deimos --
Asteroid Belt Map --
Ceres --
Eros --
Gaspra --
Ida --
Itokawa --
The Outer Solar System Map --
Jupiter --
Io --
Europa --
Ganymede --
Callisto --
Jupiter's Other Moons --
Saturn --
Saturn's Rings --
Titan --
Enceladus --
Iapetus --
Mimas --
Hyperion --
Saturn's Moons --
Uranus --
Miranda --
Uranus's Moons --
Neptune --
Triton --
Kuiper Belt Map --
Kuiper Belt --
Pluto --
Eris --
Makemake --
Haumea --
Oort Cloud --
Comets.
Responsibility: written by Marcus Chown.

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Beginning with a fascinating overview and then organized by planet, in order of its distance from the sun, "Solar System" takes us on a trip across time and space that includes a front-row seat to the explosive birth of the solar system, a journey to (and then deep inside) each of its eight planets, and even an in-depth exploration of asteroids and comets.

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