A Solar System Voyage
By Michael Benson
Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780810983229, 121pp.
Publication Date: March 2009
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A mesmerizing grand tour of solar-system high spots. Gathered with the premise that they are significant achievements in the history of not just science, but photography as well, these big, sharply detailed images were all taken by (specifically) space probes and were chosen for their visual impact the photos range from a primitive 1967 composite shot of the Moon to haunting close-up views of mysterious Neptune and its moon Triton taken by Voyager 2 in 1989 our nearest neighbors in space have never looked better. "Kirkus Reviews"
F&P level: Z