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Author: Robin Kerrod
Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2015.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of astronomy, including the discovery of the planets, sun, stars, and distant galaxies, and details human exploration of the universe.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Kerrod
ISBN: 9781465433626 1465433627 9781465431875 146543187X
OCLC Number: 904720495
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is the universe? --
How do we fit in? --
How the universe works --
In the beginning --
Fate of the universe --
Exploring space --
Our local star --
Earth's moon --
Comparing the planets --
Rocky worlds --
Home planet --
Mars, the red planet --
King of the planets --
Ringed Saturn --
New worlds --
Asteroids and meteors --
Icy wanderers --
Distant suns --
The variety of stars --
Clusters and nebulae --
Star birth --
Star death --
Back holes --
The milky way --
Neighbors --
Galaxies galore --
A universe of life --
Discovery timeline --
Find out more --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by Robin Kerrod.
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Discusses the history of astronomy, including the discovery of the planets, sun, stars, and distant galaxies, and details human exploration of the universe.

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