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Author Garlick, Mark A. (Mark Antony), 1968-
Title The story of the solar system / written and illustrated by Mark A. Garlick.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM QUARTO  QB501 .G37 2002    TEMP UNAVAIL  NON-CIRC
Subject Solar system.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM QUARTO  QB501 .G37 2002    TEMP UNAVAIL  NON-CIRC
Subject Solar system.
Description 154 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0521803365
OCLC # 46937744
Table of Contents
 Introduction1
Pt. 1Genesis of the Sun and Solar Nebula8
  Time zero: Giant Molecular Cloud10
  2,000,000 years: Solar Globule12
  2,030,000 years: Protosun14
  2,130,000 years: Solar Nebula16
  3 million years: T-Tauri Phase18
  3 million years: Outflow and Post-T-Tauri Phase20
  30-50 million years: The Main Sequence22
Pt. 2Emergence of the Sun's Family24
  2,200,000 years: Planetesimals and Protoplanets26
  2-3 million years: Gas Giants and Asteroids28
  3-10 million years: Ice Giants and Comets30
  3-10 million years: Regular Satellites32
  10-100 million years: Terrestrial Planets34
  100-1300 million years: The Heavy Bombardment36
  700-1300 million years: Building the Atmospheres38
  4500 million years? Formation of the Ring Systems40
  4660 million years: The Modern Solar System42
Pt. 3Solar System Past and Present44
  The Sun - Local Star46
  Mercury - Iron Planet52
  Venus - Hell Planet58
  Earth - Goldilocks Planet64
  Mars - Red Planet72
  Asteroids - Vermin of the Skies80
  Jupiter - Giant among Giants86
  Saturn - Lord of the Rings94
  Uranus - World on its Side100
  Neptune - Last Giant Outpost106
  Pluto and Charon - Binary Planet112
  Comets - Dirty Snowballs118
Pt. 4End of an Era126
  Present-day - 10,900 million years: Main Sequence128
  10,900-11,600 million years: Subgiant Phase130
  11,600-12,233 million years: Red Giant Phase132
  12,233-12,365 million years: Helium Burning and Second Red Giant Phase134
  12,365 million years: Planetary Nebula Phase136
  12,365 million years: White Dwarf138
  Hundreds of Billions of years: Black Dwarf140
  Time unknown: End of an Era...Start of an Era142
 Glossary144
 Index151