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How to read the solar system : a guide to the stars and planets / Chris North and Paul Abel.
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ISBN:
9781605986715
Edition:
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Pegasus Books, 2015.

©2014.
Physical Description:
320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
What is the solar system? -- Ancient stargazers -- Celestial mechanics -- The sun -- Mercury -- Venus -- Earth and Moon -- Mars -- Jupiter -- Saturn -- Uranus and Neptune -- Asteroids and dwarf planets -- Comets -- One among many.
Abstract:
The Solar System - so what is it? This book looks at all the major players, including our more familiar neighbours - the Sun, the planets and their moons - the occasional visitors to our planet - asteroids, meteors and comets - as well as distant stars and what might be beyond our Solar System - Earth Mark II?
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