The Solar System: The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 161530567X
  • ISBN-13: 9781615305674
  • DDC: 523.4
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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As our ability to observe space improves with ever-progressing technology, we better grasp the farthest reaches of the cosmos and heighten our understanding of the universe in its entirety. Spacecraft exploration of the outermost planets in our solar system—Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune—reveals many features of these seemingly harsh environments and moves us closer to comprehending the origins of our own planet as well as others. This insightful volume examines the characteristics of these remote planets and the paths they illuminate in our quest for celestial knowledge.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Characteristics of Jupiter.
2: Physical Features and Exploration of Jupiter.
3: Characteristics of Saturn.
4: Physical Features and Exploration of Saturn.
5: Characteristics of Uranus.
6: Physical Features and Exploration of Uranus.
7: Characteristics of Neptune.
8: Physical Features and Exploration of Neptune.
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