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The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

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By Nirmala Nataraj
Photographs by NASA
Preface by Bill Nye

This awe-invoking book of photos of outer space offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. Soak in more than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA, paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena! Images of Jupiter, fiery volcanoes on Venus, and many more reveal the astronomical marvels of space in stunning detail. Anyone with an interest in science, astronomy, and the mysteries of the universe will delight in this awe-inspiring guide to the wonders of the solar system and these stunning NASA photos of space. 

• Format: Hardcover
• Pages: 256
• Size: 9" x 9"
• Publication Date: 11/07/2017
• ISBN: 9781452159362

Nirmala Nataraj is a New York–based writer and the author of Earth and Space, and Stargazing.

“Nirmala Nataraj returns with another gorgeous photographic tour of space, this time featuring 200 sharp photos of planets, moons, and comets in our solar system, collected from over 40 years’ worth of material housed in NASA’s archives…. The collection is a remarkable reminder of how much has been learned about the planets over the past few decades, solving many mysteries yet introducing many more.” —Publishers Weekly "The Planets is a universe of awesome.” —

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