It began with 9. and then it became 8 when Pluto left. Then after a lot of debating, Pluto returned along with Ceres and Eris, raising the count to 11.The planets of our Solar System invoke a sense of wonder and mystery. 13 Planets: The Latest View of the Solar System is here to explain more about planets and space.
With the recent activities of the International Astronomical Union, every book available on the Solar System in the market seems obsolete. to overcome this drawback, National Geographic along with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory join forces to update this book. This book is precise and up to date and designed to hold the interest of young readers.It uses simple text and along with high-end, photorealistic images, which is aimed to leave its readers spell bound. The back of the book contains fun activities for the readers. 13 Planets: The Latest View of the Solar System was published by National Geographic Children's Books and is available in hardcover format. The book was published in 2011.
- Contains ample information about the Sun, the 8 planets along with the 5 dwarf planets and the Oort Cloud and other notable comets.