Seven wonders of the Milky Way

Book
Published 2018
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Summary:

Blast off to the oldest star in our galaxy, zoom around planetary nebulae dubbed "the butterflies of space," circle past humongous, ringed exoplanets, and close in on newly discovered orbs that just might support alien life. David Aguilar, former Director of Science Information at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and creator of Cosmic Catastrophes and Seven Wonders of the Solar System, takes us on a unique space journey through the Milky Way.

ISBN:
9780451476869
0451476867
Description:
79 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The Great Nebula in Orion: Stellar nursery
Omega Centauri: Oldest stars in the Milky Way
UY Scuti: Biggest star in the Milky Way
J1407B: Strangest planet in the Milky Way
TRAPPIST-1: Most earthlike planets in the Milky Way
The Hourglass Nebula: most beautiful object in the Milky Way
Tabby's Star: Weirdest object in the Milky Way
Other wonders to wonder about
Beyond the Milky Way
Under the stars
Keep exploring.
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