Neptune is the planet on the edge of our solar system, furthest from the Sun. It has the fastest winds of the eight planets, and giant swirling storms that stop as suddenly as they start. How do we know all this?
Spacecraft from Earth have visited Neptune. These robotic explorers have taught us many things about this mysterious, faraway planet. Learn about the amazing missions, the dedicated scientists who plan them, and more far-out facts about the eighth planet from the Sun. All the facts you need, and lots more, are included in this up-to-date book.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Watching Wild Weather 10
Neptune at a Glance 25
Fast Facts About Neptune 26
Neptune Timeline of Exploration and Discovery 29
Chapter 2 Oddball Triton 31
Chapter 3 What's Next for Neptune? 40
Words to Know 44
Find out More and Get Updates 46
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