Jacqueline Mitton

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About Jacqueline Mitton

JACQUELINE MITTON holds an MA in physics from the University of Oxford and a doctorate in astrophysics from the University of Cambridge. A distinguished writer on astronomy, She has had more than 20 books published. Asteroid 4027 was named 'Mitton' for Jacqueline and her husband, the astronomer Simon Mitton, by the International Astronomical Union in 1990. Her books for Frances Lincoln include Zoo in the Sky, Once Upon a Starry Night, The Planet Gods, and Zodiac. Jacqueline lives in Cambridge.

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Uranus
The planet Uranus was discovered by William Herschel on this day 1781. The Planet Gods by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit from Frances Lincoln Children's Books is brilliant!
1 year ago
Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit
The Italian astronomer Galileo was born on this day 1564. Why not try Zoo in the Sky by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
Galileo Galilei (Birthday)
The Italian astronomer Galileo was born on this day 1564. Why not try Zodiac by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
Galileo Galilei (Birthday)
The Italian astronomer Galileo was born on this day 1564. Why not try Once Upon a Starry Night by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
Galileo Galilei (Birthday)
The Italian astronomer Galileo was born on this day 1564. Why not try I See the Moon by Jacqueline Mitton and Erika Pal. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
Galileo Galilei (Birthday)
The Italian astronomer Galileo was born on this day 1564. Why not try The Planet Gods by Jacqueline Mitton and Christina Balit. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
National Non-Fiction November
Non-fiction November! Discover something new, explore new places and learn new skills. Zoo in the Sky by Jacqueline Mitton from Frances Lincoln Children's Books is a great non-fiction read!
2 years ago
National Non-Fiction November
Non-fiction November! Discover something new, explore new places and learn new skills. Zodiac by Jacqueline Mitton from Frances Lincoln Children's Books is a great non-fiction read!
2 years ago