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Seven Wonders Beyond the Solar System

Miller, Ron (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Seven Wonders Beyond the Solar System
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"In this book, we'll explore seven wonders beyond the solar system. We'll look at giant clouds of gas and dust called nebulae. Some nebulae are places where stars are born. Other nebulae are all that remains of stars that have died. Other wonders beyond the solar system include pulsing stars, giant stars, and giant clusters of stars called galaxies. We'll visit them all. And we'll explore the age-old question: Does the universe have any other planets like Earth?"--Amazon.com.
Authors: Miller, Ron, 1947-
Title: Seven wonders beyond the solar system
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2011
Characteristics: 80 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Contents: Tarantula nebula
Crab nebula
The mysterious pulsing star
The biggest known star
The most earthlike extrasolar planet
The biggest known galaxy
The sculptor supercluster
Summary: "In this book, we'll explore seven wonders beyond the solar system. We'll look at giant clouds of gas and dust called nebulae. Some nebulae are places where stars are born. Other nebulae are all that remains of stars that have died. Other wonders beyond the solar system include pulsing stars, giant stars, and giant clusters of stars called galaxies. We'll visit them all. And we'll explore the age-old question: Does the universe have any other planets like Earth?"--Amazon.com.
ISBN: 0761354549
9780761354543
Statement of Responsibility: by Ron Miller
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 75) and index
Subject Headings: Solar system Miscellanea Extrasolar planets Nebulae
Topical Term: Extrasolar planets
Nebulae
LCCN: 2010028446
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List - Space @ SCCLD by: SCCLD LIBRARIANS FOR KIDS May 10, 2012

Visit seven wonders beyond the worlds of our own Sun. Explore the dust clouds called nebulae, witness flashing pulsars, and wonder if there are any other planets resembling our Earth.


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