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Author Weintraub, David A. (David Andrew), 1958-

Title Is Pluto a planet? : a historical journey through the solar system / David A. Weintraub.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2007]
2007

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron CUSD 226 - Byron HS Stacks - BRLY-14  523.2 Wei    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  523.2 WEI    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  523.2 WEINTRAUB    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island SD 41 - High School Stacks - RHSG-6  523.2 WEIN    AVAILABLE
 Stockton Twp PL Stacks - SKLY-13  523.48 WEI    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  523.2 WEI    AVAILABLE
Description ix, 254 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-248) and index.
Contents 1. What is a planet? -- 2. Seven perfect planets made of aether -- 3. The Earth becomes a planet -- 4. Sixteen planets -- 5. Not everything that orbits the Sun is a planet -- 6. Uranus! -- 7. The celestial police -- 8. Neptune, the thirteenth planet -- 9. Easy come, easy go -- 10. Pluto, the fourth ninth planet -- 11. Hidden secrets of the outer solar system -- 12. The plutinos -- 13. Is Pluto a planet? -- 14. Goldilocks -- Postscript. Current thoughts by other astronomers -- Appendix. What we know about Pluto.
Subject Planets.
Solar system.
Pluto (Dwarf planet)
ISBN 0691123489 hardback
9780691123486 hardback
Standard No. 9780691123486 52795

 
    
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