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Stars and Planets Atlas

Stars and Planets Atlas

by Ian Ridpath
     
 

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Featuring new and updated statistics throughout, Facts On Files Stars & Planets Atlas creates a world of discovery and fun for young readers. This richly illustrated resource investigates a range of space-related phenomena, including stars and constellations; star families and galaxies; comets, asteroids, meteors, and other space debris; supernovae, quasars, and

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Featuring new and updated statistics throughout, Facts On Files Stars & Planets Atlas creates a world of discovery and fun for young readers. This richly illustrated resource investigates a range of space-related phenomena, including stars and constellations; star families and galaxies; comets, asteroids, meteors, and other space debris; supernovae, quasars, and neutron stars; and black holes.Special features include:· Stunning, color-enhanced images relayed from recent space probes· Photographs taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and Earthbound observatories· Information boxes, color charts, intriguing text, and brilliant illustrations· A full selection of carefully rendered star charts, including every significant star and star cluster both by name and magnitude· Fun quiz questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816037162
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Facts on File Atlas Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.73(w) x 11.72(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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