Author(s): David W. Hughes; Carole Stott
Featuring incredible photography from satellites and manned spaceflights, from the International Space Station to the Hubble telescope, this book brings the night sky to life.
The cosmos are an expansive and fascinating area to study. There is much that we don't know about space, but science has made leaps and bounds and our understanding of the reaches of the universe has come a long way. If you find yourself curious about how the solar system works, this book is for you.
The solar system is filled with amazing things. Our corner of the universe has dozens of unique planetary objects, which we are coming to understand in more detail all the time. Solar Systembegins with the star at the center of our solar system, the sun. Moving away, chapter by chapter, until we reach the outer bodies of the system, discover properties unique to each of the planets along the way. From Mercury's pre-historic cataclysm to Uranus's uncommon axial tilt, learn about the intriguing curiosities that have been uncovered by keen astronomers and beginners alike across the centuries.
Broaden your horizons, look past the sky, and learn about the world outside your own.