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13 Planets : The Latest View of the Solar System (Hardcover) (David A. Aguilar)

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First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris...and now Haumea and MakeMake, too! The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise our 2008 book—and to update young readers on the high-interest topic of space. Using simple text and spectacular photorealistic computer art by the author, this book profiles all 13 planets in their newly created categories—plus the sun, the Oort Cloud, comets, and other worlds being discovered. Back-of-the-book activities offer hands-on fun for budding astronomers.
First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris...and now Haumea and MakeMake, too The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise our 2008 book8212;and to update young readers on the high-interest topic of space. Using simple text and spectacular photorealistic computer art by the author, this book profiles all 13 planets in their newly created categories8212;plus the sun, the Oort Cloud, comets, and other worlds being discovered. Back-of-the-book activities offer hands-on fun for budding astronomers.
Number of Pages: 60
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Technology /Aeronautics/Astronautics/Space Science, Science + Nature / Astronomy
Series Title: National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: David A. Aguilar
Language: English
Street Date: March 8, 2011
TCIN: 13091847
UPC: 9781426307706
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-3088
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