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The New Solar System

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This superb guide explores every corner of Earth's planetary neighborhood, from the fiery sun at its center to the dark, icy realm where interstellar space begins. It's a fascinating observation of the solar system as we know it today and a forecast of what to expect in the future.


From breathtaking full-color photographs to explanatory diagrams and expert essays, fascinating sidebars, and informative fact boxes, the New Solar System is an easy-to-use, solidly reliable reference, and a visually stunning, invitingly browsable volume guaranteed to fire the imagination of even the most casual reader.


  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages, 160 full color illustrations
  • © 2009

Patricia Daniels has written extensively about history and science, including National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Constellations and National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space.


Robert Burnham is a science writer at the Mars Space Flight Facility of Arizona State University. He is the author of Great Comets and the Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the Universe.


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