Discoveries Series - Stars & Planets

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Note there is some discoloration on the first page hence the reduction in price.

Stars and Planets provides an in-depth investigation of astronomy that begins with a brief history of man's interest in the heavens. Illustrated with period art, the progression of ideas about the relationship of the earth to the sun and other planets is highlighted with details about the lives of such important early astronomers as Copernicus, Ptolemy and Brahe. Starting with our solar system, large detailed illustrations accompany information about the sun and its planets in the section entitled "Our Neighborhood." Numerous sidebars present a wide range of related information, such as scientists' theories and biographies. More information is presented in "The Universe" section, which explores the life cycle of stars and galaxies and discusses observatories and telescopes. This beautiful book would be a great addition to any child's library. A glossary, facts and figures, and index make it a valuable reference.Ages 8 -11

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  • Model: 978-0-7607-4635-6
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