Hammond Space the Atlas
Hammond World Atlas Corporation, Jan 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
The Space Atlas is a wonderfully illustrated new atlas that introduces youngsters to the wonders of outer space. It is filled with beautiful full-colour illustrations of the solar system and beyond, plus a wealth of illustrated facts. This remarkable atlas gives children a glimpse into our exciting universe.
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asteroids astronomers Average density water=1 billion bulge called carbon dioxide cloud of dust comet constellations craters crust DATA FILE Diameter dense distant stars dust and gas Earth days Speed Earth hours Earth years Speed eclipse fragments Fuel tank gas and dust gas giants helium Number hydrogen ice and rock inner planets internal structure Jupiter Jupiter's Kuiper Belt lava Lunar Module magnetic magnetosphere Mars Mass Earth=1 Mercury meteorites methane Number miles Average density miles Density water=1 miles Surface temperature miles/sec Average distance Milky Way Galaxy million miles Surface mirror Nebula Neptune nucleus Number of moons objects OBSERVING SPACE Olympus Mons Oort Cloud orbit the Sun outer planets particles Pluto poles red giant reflector rings rocket Rotation Saturn Scientists shape small rocky core Solar panel Solar System space probe Speed in orbit spirals Sun's supergiant supernova Surface gravity Earth=1 telescopes thick atmosphere tiny Uranus Uranus's Venus volcanoes water ice