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The Planets: The Definitive Visual Guide to Our Solar System

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By: Dorling Kindersley (DK) (Author), Maggie Aderin-Pocock (Contributor)

256 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Dorling Kindersley

Hardback | Sep 2014 | #215920 | ISBN-13: 9781409353058
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€23 approx

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The Planets is an awe-inspiring and informative journey through the Solar System, with all-new 3D globes and models built using the latest data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency that can be viewed from any angle and layer by layer. You can even move in for a closer look with 3D terrain models that take you on a trip to the surfaces of the rocky planets. As well as covering the Sun, the planets, hundreds of moons and thousands of asteroids and comets, The Planets includes all the major Solar System missions, right up to the latest Mars rovers. Timelines explore our relationship with each planet and infographics present fascinating Solar System facts and planet facts. The Planets is ideal for anyone interested in space exploration and all armchair astronauts or astronomers.


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