Facts About the Far Planets
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Facts About the Far Planets by Donna Bailey

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Published by Heinemann Library (P) .
Written in English


  • Science & Technology - Astronomy,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Science

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Open LibraryOL11323247M
ISBN 10081145200X
ISBN 109780811452007

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  This book also discusses historical information about the planets, such as the fact that the planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses, and people in very early times were only aware of six planets rather than the eight we know of today. The book does, of course, still cover the scientific facts.   The solar system is enveloped by a huge bubble called the heliosphere. Made of charged particles generated by the sun, the heliosphere shields planets and other objects from high-speed. The book explores the "eight" planets as modern astronomy sees fit and as a result the book explores the planets starting with the farthest as this point, which is Neptune. From their the book This little find was found in a Cracker Barrel in MO as they seem to be focusing on a universe theme at this time for one of their sales point/5. Agree with others writing comments, ultra thin book, with only three comments on each page. Lots of dead space in each page of book. If the book has 40 pages, if they listed facts in a normal page, the book would only have 15 pages. A waste of money even if it was only less than $8. Ya, maybe a 7 year old might enjoy book/5(16).

The inner, rocky planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The outer planets are gas giants Jupiter and Saturn and ice giants Uranus and Neptune. Beyond Neptune, a newer class of smaller worlds called dwarf planets reign, including perennial favorite Pluto. Explore in 3D—Eyes on the Solar System. Eyes on the Solar System lets you explore. The Far Planets and Beyond. The farther we penetrate the unknown, the vaster and more marvelous it becomes. — Charles A. Lindbergh Jr., Autobiography of Values () Beyond Mars lie the far planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Even though they are a great distance from the Sun, they are not even close to the edge of the solar. Based on the book written by Zechariah Sitchin called,”The book of Enki”, Planet X/9 or Nibiru is a planet inhabited by very advanced race of aliens who came to earth long time ago. In ancient Mesopotamia, they were called the Annunaki, meaning” t. Far-Out Guide To The Icy Dwarf Planets. Author: Carson, Mary Kay. Isbn: So what exactly is a dwarf planet, how many of them are there, and how do scientists study and classify them? All the facts you need, and lots more, are included in this up-to-date book, featuring a center spread with fast facts. Students will enjoy.

An exciting introduction to the solar system from Chris Ferrie, #1 science book writer for children, and creator of the Baby University series 8 little planets with the Sun at the one wishing it were a little bit better Old slow Neptune felt it was behind years to circle the sun is an awful long time!the 8th little planet did Author: Bookroo. Facts about Terrestrial Planets for Kids: Of all of the terrestrial planets, Earth is the densest and Mars is the second densest. Mars has the largest mountain in the solar system called Olympus Mons. Earth has constantly moving and shifting tectonic plates that have given our planet one of the most diverse surfaces than any other planet. The book, "The Planets in Our Solar System ", describes the planets in our solar system. It also includes models of sizes of plans and their distance from the book can be used to help students learn the order of the planets and be familiar with relative sizes of the planets. Appropriate for a 4/5. The Earth and the other planets in our solar system revolve around the Sun. That is commonplace knowledge now but it was a radical and revolutionary idea when Nicolaus Copernicus published it in Today we take it for granted that the Sun is the celestial body that the planets revolve around. Knowing that central fact, it is worth taking the time to consider both the great distances.