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Solar system moons

discovery and mythology

by JГјrgen Blunck

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satellites

  • About the Edition

    Starting from Mars outward, this handbook provides information on the satellites of the planets in the solar system. Each chapter begins with a section on the discovery and the naming of the planet"s satellites or rings. This is followed by a section presenting the historic sources of those names.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 137) and index.

    StatementJürgen Blunck
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB401 .B58 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25130523M
    ISBN 103540688528, 3540688536
    ISBN 109783540688525, 9783540688532
    LC Control Number2009933626
    OCLC/WorldCa233788980

    This graphic of the solar system was made using real images of the planets and comet Hale-Bopp. It is not to scale! To show a scale model of the solar system with the Sun being 1cm would require about 64 meters of paper! Image credit: Maggie Mosetti, NASA This book was produced to commemorate the Year of the Solar System (, a martian. According to NASA, there are more than moons in our solar system, with most orbiting the giant planets. Astronomers are still discovering new moons, however. Astronomers are still discovering.

      Summary The Moon is a descriptive nonfiction book about the only moon the Earth has. It starts by showing the solar system and how small the moon is in comparison with the rest of the solar system. The book goes into detail about what the moon is like and why it is important to the Earth/5(4). A Moon Is A Object Orbiting A Planet, Dwarf Planet, Asteroid Or Another Moon. Mercury Has No Moons. The Solar System Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. View Mobile Site JokeyPsych EndgameHonest GalaxyQuest.

    Our solar system, comprising of the sun, its planetary system of eight planets and various non-stellar objects, makes an excellent subject for children’s coloring sheets. Planet Coloring Pages Moon Coloring Pages Solar System Activities Solar System Projects Space Activities Planetary System Solar System Planets Planets With Moons Solar. Projects to help us learn more about the moons are included throughout the book. Most amateur astronomers can name some of the more prominent moons in the solar system, but few are intimately familiar with the full variety that exists in our backyard: and counting.


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