The Planets

The Planets

Photographs From the Archives of NASA

Book - 2017
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The Planets features more than 200 stunning photographs of our solar system from the archives of NASA, each paired with a detailed caption. The content is organized by distance from the Sun--beginning with Mercury and moving outward through Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and the planetary objects beyond.--
Publisher: San Francisco :, Chronicle Books,, [2017]
Description: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781452159362
Branch Call Number: 523.4 Nat
Additional Contributors: Nye, Bill.
United States


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ArapahoeSarah Nov 07, 2019

Amazing, beautiful photographs with very intricate details of natural phenomena in the solar system. Absolutely awe-inspiring!

Oct 11, 2019

When it comes to viewing our solar system - I think that the impressive images presented in this first-rate book are absolutely fascinating. And, yes, I think that you will find them the same, too.

Covering all 8 of the planets - These super-clear pictures of outer space photography were meticulously compiled by author, Nirmala Natataj, who culled them from NASA's awesome archives of over 40 years.

Yes. The imagery in this book is, literally, out-of-this-world!

Oct 08, 2019

This informative and equally educational book of our solar system's 8 planets (plus one sun) offers you more than 200 photographic images that have been carefully culled from the NASA archives.

These impressively sharp images of planets, moons, and comets have been meticulously collected from over forty years of outer space photography through NASA.

Believe me - This book is one magnificent visual tour (compiled by award-winning author, Nirmala Nataraj) that also includes a fascinating narrative detailing the incredible science behind our solar system's most extraordinary interplanetary phenomenon.

Jan 15, 2019

I never get tired of space photos. The human race is both infinitesimally small and one of the most significant events in cosmic history. At least according to us. Seeing images like these from our home solar system only serve to remind me of the macro timeline in this universal game of life.

JCLCatherineG Feb 22, 2018

Wonderful photographs!

Beautiful collection of photographs with nice, short, but not too short notes.

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