By Marcus Chown
Heard of the Kuiper Belt or the Oort Clouds? Well you should, since they happen to be in our local solar system neighborhood. Astronomical and geophysical data is paired with exquisite images of the Sun, asteroids, planets, and their accompanying moons in Marcus Chown's coffee table-worthy Solar System: A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun. Also includes essays, like musings on Martian life, and space exploration history. Great reading, and captivating images, for all ages. Hardcover, 224 pages.