The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. More than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA are paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena. Images of newly discovered areas of Jupiter, fiery volcanoes on Venus, and many more reveal the a This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. More than 200 breathtaking photogra...

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Title:The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA
Author:Nirmala Nataraj
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Genres:Science
ISBN:145215936X
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:256 pages pages

The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA Reviews

  • Patricia
    Jan 28, 2018
    Whoa- this book of the planets with Archived shots from NASA- amaze-balls. I can't believe how gorgeous our universe is. Take a look at the solar flares and auroras- unbelievable. You can't photoshop this intergalactic beauty! ...
  • Rick
    Jun 10, 2018
    Gorgeous. Simply gorgeous. I borrowed this from my local library, but I just might have to pick up a copy for myself. ...
  • Jenn Warner
    Feb 06, 2018
    absolutely incredible photos ...
  • Tara
    Dec 21, 2017
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  • Joseph
    Mar 20, 2018
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  • Daniel
    Jan 26, 2018
    I enjoyed looking at the pictures in this book. My favorite planet is earth of course. But, my second favorite planet is mars. I think it would be fun to live on another planet. I don' think that will happen for me but, its fun thinking about. Maybe i could life in the mom Titan. The b...
  • Jessica
    Jan 28, 2018
    Such a visually arresting and stunning look at the solar system. ...
  • Katra
    May 02, 2018
    Stunning photos and intriguing information. ...
  • Lynnie
    Dec 31, 2017
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  • Hollie
    Jul 07, 2018
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  • Mark
    Dec 07, 2017
    Good photos, quick explanations. I especially enjoyed the close ups of the asteroids as I was not aware that such closeups existed. Also the moon shadows on the gas Giants is extraordinary. Good photos, quick explanations. I especially enjoyed the close ups of the asteroids as I was...
  • Joona
    Mar 11, 2018
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  • Edward Fenner
    Dec 20, 2017
    A lovely book filled with wonderful photographs and a little bit of commentary on each. ...
  • Christian
    Mar 21, 2018
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  • Melissa
    Nov 18, 2017
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  • Richard Archambault
    Jun 18, 2018
    Beautiful, but I wish there were even more pictures of the outer moons. I'd love a book that was chock-full of those (after having read The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth, my interest was peeked) and I was hoping to see more of these moons in this book. Oh...
  • Donna Wetzel
    Apr 10, 2018
    Thank you Goodreads for my copy of The Planets:Photographs from the Archives of NASA by Nirmala Nataraj. What a great book. The pictures are truly amazing. This is the definitive coffee table book. Company and friends will be shocked at how clear the NASA pictures can be in this book. ...
  • Krystle
    Dec 20, 2017
    First of all, this is a gorgeous book! That being said, it is an interesting book with lots of pictures and quick descriptions and esxplanations. I think this would be fun book for anyone with an interest in astronomy and space. ...
  • Lee
    Oct 24, 2017
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  • Van Reese
    Jan 01, 2018
    To quote from the back cover of the book, "Anyone with an interest in science, astronomy, and the mysteries of space will delight in this awe-inspiring guide to our solar system." This book contains some of the finest photos available of the solar system and are accompanied by detailed...
  • Chris
    Jan 23, 2018
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  • Ophelia
    Apr 18, 2018
    stunning! Some of favorites include page 116, 125, 145 ...
  • Debra Jeakins
    May 24, 2018
    THE PLANETS:PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE ARCHIVES OF NASA BY NIRMALA NATARAJ is what I would label a coffee table book. With the exception of an intro from Bill Nye the book ,one stunning photo after another of our universe, with small paragraphical descriptions and credits included. But mostl...
  • Neal R Stephens
    Apr 07, 2018
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  • Ahmed Omer
    Dec 20, 2017
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  • Mwalenski
    Feb 24, 2018
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  • wkeiththomas
    Oct 12, 2017
    Absolutely amazing. Highly recommend it. ...
  • Terry
    Dec 24, 2017
    great pics and easy to understand. ...
  • Brittany Ardito
    Jul 09, 2018
    Lots of great information and amazing photographs. I learned a lot! ...
  • Harrya007
    May 25, 2018
    An amazing view of the Universe, very informative astronomy book. ...