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Traveler's Guide to the Solar System

By: P Barnes-Svarney and Gilbert Ford

96 pages, Col photos


Paperback | Jul 2008 | #176764 | ISBN-13: 9781402726286
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NHBS Price: £3.99 $5/€4 approx

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What would it be like to walk on a Martian plain? Watch wild volcanoes on Jupiter? All it takes to find out is a touch of imagination and this entertaining guide to the solar system, illustrated with NASAs most up-to-date colour photographs. So get ready to blast off, and fly through the skies from Mercury to Pluto, stopping to visit planets, asteroids, and moons along the way. Feel Venuss intense pressure and heat, thanks to a thick blanket of carbon dioxide. Alight on Saturn and gaze at its beautiful and mysterious rings. See greenish-blue Uranus, which takes 84 Earth-years to travel round the sun. Theres lots of fun information, related in a simple, appealing style that children will easily understand and enjoy.

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