Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors

Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors

by Stuart Atkinson

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What are comets and asteroids like, and could we ever visit one? Taking the form of an imaginary trip, this book explores the science and history of these objects, looking at recent studies and possibilities for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410969439
Publisher: Raintree Publishers
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Series: Astronaut Travel Guides
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 24 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Target: Earth! 4

What's Out There? 6

Planning Your Trip 14

Who's Going with You? 16

Interview with an Astronaut 18

Amazing Asteroid Adventure 20

Comet Encounter 26

Interview with an Astronomer 32

Why Should We Go? 34

Map of the Solar System 40

Timeline 42

Fact File 43

Glossary 44

Find Out More 46

Index 48

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