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The planet hunters

the search for other worlds

by Dennis B. Fradin

  • 365 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomers -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronomy -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Planets -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronomers.,
  • Astronomy -- History.,
  • Planets -- History.

  • About the Edition

    Provides historical information on astronomy, the discovery of the planets, and the people who have made such discoveries.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 131) and index.

    StatementDennis Brindell Fradin ; illustrated with full-color and black-and-white prints and photographs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB35 .F73 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL991326M
    ISBN 100689813236
    LC Control Number96029721
    OCLC/WorldCa36138297

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