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Otherworlds V I S I O N S O F O U R S O L A R S YS T E M ■ ■ BY M I C H A E L B E N S O N   ■  F O R E W O R D BY J O S E P H M I C H A L S K I

A journey of discovery through the solar system S E LLING POINTS ■■ Michael Benson is a high-profile artist whose projects attract media coverage ■■ Popular culture proves time and time again that the solar system is humankind’s great frontier and a source of endless fascination ■■ Space is photography’s cutting edge, where many of the world’s most popular and dramatic images are captured

S PECIFICATIONS 100 color photographs 160 pages, 10 × 10" Hardcover with jacket RIGHTS: US & CANADA PUB MONTH: MARCH PHOTOGRAPHY • SCIENCE ISBN 978-1-4197-2445-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-2445-9 US $29.95  CAN $35.95 52995


therworlds is a record of humanity’s planetary exploration and a tribute to the

stunning beauty of our solar system in spectacular

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high-resolution landscape images, processed by Michael Benson to capture how the planets would look if we could visit them and see them with our own eyes. We start in low Earth orbit and then move on to the Moon and our planetary neighbors, Mars and Venus. We then explore Mercury and


the Sun before traveling to the gas giants of the outer solar system—Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune—and onward to Pluto. Using the best imagery from remarkable missions of robotic spacecraft, Benson takes us on a voyage of discovery that gives us a new, expansive concept

Planetfall ISBN 978-1-4197-0422-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-0422-2 US $60.00  CAN $73.00 55500 9 781419 704222

Cosmigraphics ISBN 978-1-4197-1387-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-1387-3 US $50.00  CAN $61.50 55000

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of home and our place in the universe. Michael Benson is an artist, writer, and filmmaker who focuses on the intersection of art and science. His highly regarded books include Beyond, Far Out, Planetfall, and Cosmigraphics. He lives in New York City. Dr. Joseph Michalski is a planetary geologist at the Natural History Museum, London.

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