When Is A Planet Not A Planet?

When Is A Planet Not A Planet?

The Story of Pluto

Book - 2007
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On August 24, 2006, a group of astronomers made a big announcement: Pluto could no longer be considered a planet. This book explains how advancements in technology have changed our understanding of the universe--and exactly how and why the number of planets in our solar system went from nine to eight.
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©2007
ISBN: 9780618898329
0618898328
Call Number: j 523.4922 S425w 2007
Characteristics: 43 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

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Space and planets are topics of endless fascination to kids and part of every grade-school curriculum. Yet because of the history-making reassignment of Pluto from "planet" to "dwarf planet" on August 24, 2006, all books on the solar system are now out of date. Enter When is a... Read More »


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