Beyond the Solar System

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Journey to the stars, the galaxies, and the beginning and end of time in this colorful 40-page guide to the universe beyond our own little cosmic neighborhood, prepared by the writers and editors of StarDate and the astronomers of McDonald Observatory. Explore the inner workings of stars, the unbreakable grip of supermassive black holes, the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy, and the growing roster of planets in other star systems. Major sections include Stars, Extrasolar Planets, Galaxies, Cosmology, and Energy. Beyond the Solar System also offers four seasonal skywatching activities that will help you explore the universe on your own. 

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