Cover image for Neptune and the distant dwarf planets.
Title:
Neptune and the distant dwarf planets.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, 2007.
Physical Description:
63 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Introduction to Neptune and the distant dwarf planets, providing to primary and intermediate grade students information on their features and exploration. Includes fun facts, glossary, resource list and index"--Provided by publisher.
General Note:
Rev. ed of: Neptune and Pluto. Chicago : World Book, c2006.
Language:
English
Contents:
Where is Neptune? -- How big is Neptune? -- What does Neptune look like? -- What makes up Neptune? -- What is Neptune's atmosphere like? -- What is the weather on Neptune? -- How does Neptune compare with earth? -- What are the orbit and rotation of Neptune like? -- What makes up Neptune's rings? -- How many moons does Neptune have? -- What is unusual about Neptune's moon Triton? -- How did Neptune get its name? -- What space missions have visited Neptune? -- Could there be life on Neptune or its moons? -- Distant dwarf planets -- What are the distant dwarf planets? -- Where are the distant dwarf planets? -- What makes up the distant dwarf planets? -- How big are the distant dwarf planets? -- What does Pluto look like? -- What are the orbit and rotation of Pluto like? -- How many moons does Pluto have? -- Who discovered Pluto? -- Is there a space mission planned to visit Pluto? -- What does Xena look like? -- What are the orbit and rotation of Xena like? -- How many moons does Xena have? -- Who discovered Xena? -- Could there be other dwarf planets out there? -- Fun facts about Neptune and the distant dwarf planets.
Added Corporate Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Neptune and Pluto.
ISBN:
9780716695189
Format :
Book