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Author Prinja, Raman, 1961-
Title Comets, asteroids, and meteors / Raman K. Prinja.
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2008.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 523.6 Pri     AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. & updated.
Descript 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Series The universe
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents What are comets, asteroids, and meteors? -- Where do comets come from -- Why do comets have tails? -- What is a comet made of? -- Which are the most famous comets? -- Do comets ever crash? -- What are asteroids and where do they come from? -- Why do we need to study asteroids? -- What is the difference between meteors and meteorites? -- What are meteor showers? -- Fact file -- Glossary.
Summary Discusses comets, asteroids, and meteors, including what they are made of, where they come from, and why they need to be studied.
Subject Comets -- Juvenile literature.
Asteroids -- Juvenile literature.
Meteors -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781432901622 (lib. bdg.)
1432901621 (lib. bdg.)
9781432901745 (pbk.)
1432901745 (pbk.)
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