The Solar System

The Solar System

by Alexander Gordon Smith
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The Solar System by Alexander Gordon Smith

Nine planets and countless other objects revolving around our Sun make up the solar system As astronomers discover more about these heavenly bodies, including our own planet, Earth, they are also finding further mysteries and extraordinary space puzzles. But our solar system is just one of billions in the vastness of our galaxy, the Milky Way. And the universe itself contains countless ever-changing galaxies.

The breathtaking photographs and detailed illustrations in this book take you on a whirlwind tour of our solar system and beyond, while the text and reference sections provide a wealth of essential information.

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ISBN-13: 9780760774137
Publisher: Sandy Creek
Publication date: 08/17/2006
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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The Solar System: The Sun, The Planets, Asteroids, Comets and More 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
sweetkatiekat More than 1 year ago
I can't believe this book was published! It claims that our solar system has over 60 moons when Jupiter alone has 62 known moons. It claims Jupiter has 16! It also says that Jupiter takes 10 days to turn, when it actually takes less then 10 hours to make a full rotation. I was very disappointed in this book! It has more wrong information then right
maci More than 1 year ago
My son loves it.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Being a person who has never really studied astronomoy I find this book outstanding & riveting. It expands my knowledge of the universe and all of it's mysteries. I don't know where or how one manages to get all of this information & to be perfectly honest my mind can't comprehend the data presented, because it seems to go beyond measurement. I highly recommend reading it.