The Solar System, Meteors and Comets
By Clive Gifford
Watch This Space presents an out-of-this-world guide to the cosmos, filled with fascinating facts, figures and dazzling NASA images.
Explore our stunning solar system and learn about its eight planets, from mini Mercury to giant Jupiter. Find out about marvellous moons and mighty meteorites, and discover curious comets and eccentric exoplanets. Get the answers to questions such as:
* How old is the Earth?
* Which probe took a space selfie?
* Why is Jupiter stripy?
* What is a hairy star?
* Where might it rain glass?
Perfect for the new curriculum, this fascinating title is packed full of astounding information and number-based jaw-dropping facts and figures for all aspiring astronaughts and science whizz kids.
Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including 'Eye Benders', winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated 'Out of This World' and '30 Seconds Space'.
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14 May 2015
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