The planet hunter

how astronomer Mike Brown"s search for the 10th planet shook up the solar system
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Brown, Mike, -- 1965- -- Juvenile literature, Astronomers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Pluto (Dwarf planet) -- Juvenile liter
Statementby Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Guy Francis.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
ContributionsFrancis, Guy, ill.
LC ClassificationsQB36.B89 R87 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24052842M
ISBN 100873589262
ISBN 139780873589260
LC Control Number2006102043

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