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Author Kerrod, Robin, author.
Title Universe / written by Robin Kerrod.
Pub Info New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2015.
book jacket
 North Falmouth-Children's  J 523.1 Ker     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 520 KER     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 520 KER     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 520 Kerrod     AVAILABLE
Edition [Third] American edition.
Descript 72 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series DK eyewitness books
DK eyewitness books.
Note "Marvel at the beauty of the universe-from our solar system to galaxies in the farthest reaches of space"--Cover.
Contents What is the universe? -- How do we fit in? -- How the Universe works -- In the beginning -- Fate of the Universe -- Exploring the Universe -- Our corner of the Universe -- Our local star -- Earth's moon -- Comparing the planets -- Mercury and Venus -- Home planet -- Mars, the Red Planet -- Jupiter, king of the planets -- Saturn, the ringed wonder -- New worlds -- Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites -- Icy wanderers -- Distant suns -- Variety of stars -- Clusters of nebulae -- Star birth -- Star death -- Pulsars and black holes -- Milky Way -- Neighbors -- Galaxies galore -- Quasars and other active galaxies -- Universe of life -- Window on the universe -- Discovery timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Provides an in-depth, comprehensive look at the universe with a unique integration of words and pictures. Topics covered include: black holes, galaxies, the solar system, asteroids, meteors, meterorites, stars, quasars and more.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.
Planets -- Juvenile literature.
Cosmology -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Eyewitness universe
ISBN 9781465431875 (paperback)
146543187X (paperback)
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