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7 edition of Discovering the planets found in the catalog.

Discovering the planets

by Jacqueline Mitton

  • 12 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Troll Associates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Planets -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Planets.,
  • Astronomy.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the sun"s family of planets, moons, and comets based on information from space probes.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJacqueline Mitton.
    SeriesExploring the universe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB602 .M57 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1858491M
    ISBN 100816721319, 0816721300
    LC Control Number90011020

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      The other three planets – Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto – were not discovered until at least the ’s. Pluto is no longer a planet since it was reclassified as a dwarf planet in Far out! It’s time for some out-of-this-world exploration. In Planets, kids will find out everything they need to know about all the other heavenly bodies, besides the Earth, that orbit our Sun. Starting with the three criteria an object in our solar system must meet to be considered a planet, this issue then takes a look at each one in turn, picking up incredible facts along the way.

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