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The Resource Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

Label
Where is our solar system?
Title
Where is our solar system?
Statement of responsibility
by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Readers will want to grab a telescope and explore the night skies after finishing this overview of our solar system. Our solar system consists of eight planets, as well as numerous moons, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. For thousands of years, humans believed that Earth was at the center of the Universe, but all of that changed in the 17th century. Astronomers like Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton proposed the unthinkable theory that Earth and the other planets actually revolved around the Sun. This engaging book chronicles the beginning of the modern age of astronomy, then follows later discoveries, including NASA's current missions in space."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
Dewey number
523.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
LC call number
QB46
LC item number
.S21925 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where is our solar system? -- Sky watching -- A shocking idea -- A tour of the sun and stars -- The inner planets -- The outer planets -- Return to earth -- Beyond our solar system -- The space race -- Life in space -- Life beyond our solar system? -- The future -- Timelines
Dimensions
20 cm. +1 foldout map.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780515158182
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2017043834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2017043834
Label
Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where is our solar system? -- Sky watching -- A shocking idea -- A tour of the sun and stars -- The inner planets -- The outer planets -- Return to earth -- Beyond our solar system -- The space race -- Life in space -- Life beyond our solar system? -- The future -- Timelines
Dimensions
20 cm. +1 foldout map.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780515158182
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2017043834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2017043834

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