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Product Description: Explore the farthest reaches of the universe with this stunning visual atlas of outer space. From the big bang to the future of space exploration, The Ultimate Interactive Guide to the Universe gives children a detailed look at how stars and planets are formed, what causes black holes and nebulae to form, and the latest advancements in space travel...read more

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9781626865686 | Spiral-bound edition (Silver Dolphin, July 12, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Explore the farthest reaches of the universe with this stunning visual atlas of outer space.

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Product Description: The birth and evolution of our solar system is a tantalizing mystery that may one day provide answers to the question of human origins. This book tells the remarkable story of how the celestial objects that make up the solar system arose from common beginnings billions of years ago, and how scientists and philosophers have sought to unravel this mystery down through the centuries, piecing together the clues that enabled them to deduce the solar system's layout, its age, and the most likely way it formed...read more

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9780691145228 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 24, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The birth and evolution of our solar system is a tantalizing mystery that may one day provide answers to the question of human origins.

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Product Description: Everything you never knew about space! Amazing Space Q&A explores the final frontier, from cosmic dust to super giant stars. Bursting with eye-opening questions and revealing answers, the book tells tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the universe (but were afraid to ask!)...read more
By Mike Goldsmith and Jacqueline Mitton (contributor)

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9780756671303 | Dk Pub, January 17, 2011, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Everything you never knew about space!

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Product Description: For twenty-five years following the Voyager mission, scientists speculated about Saturn's largest moon, a mysterious orb clouded in orange haze. Finally, in 2005, the Cassini-Huygens probe successfully parachuted down through Titan's atmosphere, all the while transmitting images and data...read more

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9780691146331 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For twenty-five years following the Voyager mission, scientists speculated about Saturn's largest moon, a mysterious orb clouded in orange haze.

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Product Description: Galileo's revolutionary scientific work brought him into conflict with the authorities of his time, but earned him an honored place in the history books. He swept away old notions of the universe by observing the skies through a telescope and confirming that the Earth and planets travel round the Sun...read more
By Gerry Ball (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

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9780199119660 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 3, 2009, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Galileo's revolutionary scientific work brought him into conflict with the authorities of his time, but earned him an honored place in the history books.

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Product Description: The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. Moon takes a look at Earth's moon from a variety of perspectives-its physical structure, its meaning to humans, and the incredible journeys astronauts have made to its surface...read more

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9780756645427 | Har/com edition (Dk Pub, February 16, 2009), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

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Product Description: The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. Moon takes a look at Earth's moon from a variety of perspectives-its physical structure, its meaning to humans, and the incredible journeys astronauts have made to its surface...read more

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9780756645434 | Dk Pub, February 16, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

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Presents facts about stars, nebulas, galaxies, and constellations and recounts the Greek myths that provided widely-known names for ten constellations, from Andromeda to Pegasus.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

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9780792263326 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents facts about stars, nebulas, galaxies, and constellations and recounts the Greek myths that provided widely-known names for ten constellations, from Andromeda to Pegasus.

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9781426303913 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 13, 2009), cover price $8.95

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Product Description: This lavishly illustrated new dictionary written by an experienced writer and consultant on astronomy provides an essential guide to the universe for amateur astronomers of all ages. Around 1300 carefully selected and cross-referenced entries are complemented by hundreds of beautiful colour illustrations, taken from space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other major observatories on Earth and in space...read more

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9780521823647 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 28, 2008, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This lavishly illustrated new dictionary written by an experienced writer and consultant on astronomy provides an essential guide to the universe for amateur astronomers of all ages.

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Product Description: The exploration of the ninth planet, Pluto, its moon, Charon, and their relationship to the newly discovered Kuiper Belt, is a tale of perseverance, ingenuity and dedication on the part of the planetary scientists who have been lured by the fascination of these far-flung miniature worlds...read more

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9783527405565 | 2 rev upd edition (Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh, December 1, 2005), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The exploration of the ninth planet, Pluto, its moon, Charon, and their relationship to the newly discovered Kuiper Belt, is a tale of perseverance, ingenuity and dedication on the part of the planetary scientists who have been lured by the fascination of these far-flung miniature worlds.
9780471152972 | Wiley-Interscience, November 7, 1997, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Recounts the earliest search for Pluto, its discovery in 1930, and what has been learned about it since then through space missions and the Hubble Space Telescope

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Everyone knows their own star sign but how many can identify the constellations in the night sky and the stars that form them? This book offers a factual astronomical guide to the zodiac and the celestial phenomena in which the zodiac tradition is rooted.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

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9781845070748 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, October 20, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers a factual astronomical guide to the zodiac and the celestial phenomena and ancient myths in which the zodiac tradition is rooted.

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Featuring up-to-the-minute discoveries and state-of-the-art space photography, an atlas illustrates all that science has revealed about constellations, the evolution of stars and galaxies, and the planets in the solar system.
By Jacqueline Mitton (collaborator) and Robin Scagell

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9780756602840 | Spiral-bound edition (Dk Pub, April 1, 2004), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Featuring up-to-the-minute discoveries and state-of-the-art space photography, an atlas illustrates all that science has revealed about constellations, the evolution of stars and galaxies, and the planets in the solar system.

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A child's introduction to the planets in our solar system. Dr Jacqueline Mitton describes each planet, drawing on scientific information. She also discusses the gods that the planets are named after, and examines the relationships between contemporary facts and ancient myths.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

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9780792272205 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the planets of the solar system describes the unique characteristics of each planet and compares them to the ancient gods and goddesses who are their namesakes.

Paperback:

9780711219472 | New edition (Gardners Books, February 1, 2003), cover price $11.50 | About this edition: A child's introduction to the planets in our solar system.

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Product Description: The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) was the first mission to orbit and eventually land on an asteroid. A phenomenal success, the mission returned with hundreds of thousands of images, spectra, and other measurements about the large near-Earth asteroid 433 Eros...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jim Bell (editor) and Jacqueline Mitton (editor)

Hardcover:

9780521813600 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) was the first mission to orbit and eventually land on an asteroid.

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The authors use information gathered over nearly four centuries to describe Saturn's moon Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system, and what we know about it based on observations from astronomers, results from the Voyager missions, and other sources. (view table of contents)

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9780521793483 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $84.99 | About this edition: The authors use information gathered over nearly four centuries to describe Saturn's moon Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system, and what we know about it based on observations from astronomers, results from the Voyager missions, and other sources.

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Contains more than 3,000 entries covering such topics as telescopes, spacecraft, constellations, and galaxies.

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9780521800457 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $57.99 | About this edition: Contains more than 3,000 entries covering such topics as telescopes, spacecraft, constellations, and galaxies.

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9780521804806 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Contains more than 3,000 entries covering such topics as telescopes, spacecraft, constellations, and galaxies.

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Explores the possibility of life on other planets, covering such topics as our exploration of space, reports of UFO sightings and alien abductions, and famous extraterrestrials from movies and television

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9780763604929 | Spiral-bound edition (Candlewick Pr, March 1, 1999), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Explores the possibility of life on other planets, covering such topics as our exploration of space, reports of UFO sightings and alien abductions, and famous extraterrestrials from movies and television

Prebinding:

9780613277013 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.65 | About this edition: Explores the possibility of life on other planets, covering such topics as our exploration of space, reports of UFO sightings and alien abductions, and famous extraterrestrials from movies and television

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Explores the possibility of life on other planets, covering such topics as our exploration of space, reports of UFO sightings and alien abductions, and famous extraterrestrials from movies and television. Reprint.

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9780763610425 | Reprint edition (Candlewick Pr, February 1, 2000), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Explores the possibility of life on other planets, covering such topics as our exploration of space, reports of UFO sightings and alien abductions, and famous extraterrestrials from movies and television

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Product Description: A third edition of the title which contains the latest advances in the field of study. The dictionary has over 2,800 entries and encompasses classical and modern astronomy, giving the names of constellations, stars, galaxies, asteroids, comets, nebulae, and information on telescopes, observatories and space missions...read more

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9780140513752 | 3rd edition (Penguin Uk, February 1, 2000), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A third edition of the title which contains the latest advances in the field of study.
9780140512267 | 2 edition (Penguin USA, May 1, 1993), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Containing 2400 entries, this dictionary encompasses all aspects of classical and modern astronomy and gives the names of constellations, stars, galaxies, asteroids, comets, nebulae and observatories.

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Complete with 'Fact Files' and detailed charts, this reference tools provides middle readers with a comprehensive review of space and its many facets along with lessons in astronomy and more.

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9780590592277 | Scholastic Reference, September 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Discusses the many aspects of space, including the origin and nature of the universe, space travel, the solar system, and methods of observing the night sky

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Product Description: Rave reviews for Pluto and Charon: Ice Worlds on the Ragged Edge of the Solar System The story of the quest to understand Pluto and the resulting transformation of our concept of the diminutive planet from that of solar-system misfit to king of the Kuiper Belt is told in this book by Alan Stern and Jacqueline Mitton...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471353843 | Wiley-Interscience, August 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Rave reviews for Pluto and Charon: Ice Worlds on the Ragged Edge of the Solar System The story of the quest to understand Pluto and the resulting transformation of our concept of the diminutive planet from that of solar-system misfit to king of the Kuiper Belt is told in this book by Alan Stern and Jacqueline Mitton.

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Colorful paintings with shining foil stars and easily understood star charts of both hemispheres recreate the sky's constellations, in a poetic exploration of the legends behind these imaginary animals in the sky. BOMC.

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9780792270690 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, September 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Shows and describes the animal constellations, including Canis Major and Scorpius the Scorpion, and provides information about some of the more unusual stars that make up the constellations

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A survey of astronomy explains its goals and methods, discusses each planet in the solar system, and describes the life cycle of a star

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9780195211689 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 29, 1996, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A survey of astronomy explains its goals and methods, discusses each planet in the solar system, and describes the life cycle of a star
9780195211696 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 28, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A survey of astronomy explains its goals and methods, discusses each planet in the solar system, and describes the life cycle of a star

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9780195214451 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A survey of astronomy explains its goals and methods, discusses each planet in the solar system, and describes the life cycle of a star

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Describes the life and work of the scientist who offered objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe
By Dunne (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

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9780195214055 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Describes the life and work of the scientist who offered objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe

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Images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, including planets, stars, galaxies, quasars, and swirling clouds of gas, are accompanied by non-technical explanations

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9780521571005 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1996, cover price $13.95 | also contains Minions: Dracula's Last Birthday | About this edition: Images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, including planets, stars, galaxies, quasars, and swirling clouds of gas, are accompanied by non-technical explanations

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