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Seven Wonders of the Solar System - (Smithsonian) by David A. Aguilar (Hardcover)

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Travel the near and far reaches of the solar system in this lively, beautifully illustrated Smithsonian nonfiction book!Ready for a wondrous celestial journey? How about a trip to our close neighbor Mars, home to the largest volcano in the solar system? Or to Europa, a watery lunar world with a really deep ocean? Or beyond the beyond to mysterious Planet 9, an unseen giant lurking in the far outer regions of space?This extraordinary book puts you right there: breaking through colorful gaseous hazes; exploring the surface of red-hot or ice-cold planets; hurtling through rings of flying, frozen ice chunks; and rocketing on out to deep space. Astronomer David Aguilar is our navigator on these seven wonderful trips through our solar system—journeys that someday may actually happen!   The SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION is the world’s largest museum and research complex. Founded in 1846, it includes nineteen museum and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities. Its vast collections house 138 million artifacts, specimens, and works of art, which represent our nation’s rich heritage, art from across the globe, and the immense diversity of the natural and cultural world.
Number of Pages: 79
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Smithsonian
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: David A. Aguilar
Language: English
Street Date: May 30, 2017
TCIN: 51744211
UPC: 9780451476852
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-1636
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