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The big backyard : the solar system beyond Pluto  Cover Image Book Book

The big backyard : the solar system beyond Pluto / Ron Miller.

Miller, Ron, 1947- (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781728475349
  • ISBN: 1728475341
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The birth of the solar system -- The planet hunt -- The mystery of comets -- The dark frontier : on beyond Pluto -- The invisible solar system -- The long reach of the sun -- Between the solar system and the stars.
Summary, etc.:
"Deep space holds materials left over from the formation of the solar system. Astronomers have been making exciting discoveries on the outermost fringes and the New Horizons spacecraft brings new insights into the origins of the sun and planets"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-18 Twenty-First Century Books.
Grades 7-9 Twenty-First Century Books.
Subject: Trans-Neptunian objects > Juvenile literature.
Comets > Juvenile literature.
Kuiper Belt > Juvenile literature.
Pluto (Dwarf planet) > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Southbury Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Southbury Public Library TEEN 523.49 MILLER (Text) 34019155392079 Teen New Nonfiction Available -

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