A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons, and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun
AVAILABLE APRIL 2016
Now in paperback, Solar System is the instant, international bestseller and one of the titles in Black Dog & Leventhal's popular science series, which has 1.5 million copies in print.
Never before have the wonders of our solar system been so immediately accessible to readers of all ages. This beautiful book presents a new and fascinating way to experience our planetary neighborhood. With hundreds of stunning photographs and graphics, as well as fascinating text by the award-winning writer and broadcaster, Marcus Chown, Solar System takes us on a whirlwind tour of the planets, dwarf planets, moons and asteroids that orbit our sun. From the surface of Mars to the rings of Saturn, from the volcanoes of Io to the latest images of Pluto from NASA's New Horizons probe, Solar System offers a window seat from which to view the science and beauty of space.