Exploring The Solar System

Exploring The Solar System

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BK655594

Combining the history of astronomy with the latest advances in space-age technologies, this exciting coloring book offers fun facts about space exploration and our solar system. Forty-four stunning illustrations, carefully researched and meticulously rendered, depict the geocentric and heliocentric solar system models; Galileo's drawings of the moon; the NEAR (Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous) spacecraft orbiting the asteroid Eros; an astronaut on the lunar surface with an "earthrise" overhead; the Magellan spacecraft penetrating the clouds of Venus to radar-map the continents; the enigmatic "face" on Mars; a U.S. space shuttle and its sleek successor, the Venture Star; plus representations of all the planets and more. Each illustration is accompanied by a fact-filled caption in this celestial guide, which is sure to fascinate students, teachers and colorists of all ages.