Planet Jupiter

Planet Jupiter

by Ann O. Squire

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531253571
Publisher: C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Series: A True BookSpace
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 385,126
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Gas Giant

How is Jupiter different from planets that are closer to the sun? 7

2 What Is Jupiter Made Of?

Why does Jupiter have stripes? 15

3 The Moons of Jupiter

Could there be life on any of Jupiter's moons? 23

The Center of the Solar System

In what ways did Galileo's discovery of Jupiter's moons change astronomy? 28

4 Early Views of Jupiter

Where did Jupiter's name come from? 31

5 Exploring Jupiter

How do we hope to study Jupiter in the future? 37

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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