The Sun and the Origins of the Solar System: The Universe and Our Place in It

By: Nicholas Faulkner

This intriguing book follows the Next Generation Science Standards focusing on the solar system and offers serious students of astronomy a detailed look at our Sun and the bodies that orbit it. Readers will learn, in detail, about the Sun's internal structure, including its energy generation, corona, the solar wind, sunspots, and solar flares, among other fascinating characteristics. They'll also study the solar system, which is fueled by the sun. This book is ideal for any reader who would appreciate detailed information for a school report, or who just wants to learn it on their own for more advanced study.
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Students of astronomy will find these titles useful in their presentation of the discovery, early investigations, and advances in our knowledge of various phenomena in the universe. Whether the subject is asteroids, planets, or other galaxies, current information as well as plans for further exploration are described in depth. Observations by early Students of astronomy will find these titles useful in their presentation of the discovery, early investigations, and advances in our knowledge of various phenomena in the universe. Whether the subject is asteroids, planets, or other galaxies, current information as well as plans for further exploration are described in depth. Observations by early astronomers such as Copernicus and Galileo can be compared with detailed information from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory and other satellite missions. Images include photos and scans from satellites and deep space telescopes, artists’ renderings, and reproductions of early astronomers’ portraits. Sidebars offer information on related topics, including how to calculate the density and mass of an asteroid and how data about meteors is accumulated and analyzed. Densely packed with information, this series is not for the casual reader, but it is excellent for serious research and support for advanced astronomy classes.

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ISBN

9781508106050

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Nonfic

Dewey Classification

523.7

Trim Size

6" x 9"

Page Count

128

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N/A

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N/A

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N/A

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Print Book

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Library edition

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Brittanica

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