Far-Out Guide to Neptune

Far-Out Guide to Neptune

by Mary Kay Carson


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598451894
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Series: Far-Out Guide to the Solar System Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

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

Index 48

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