Icy Bodies of the Solar System (IAU S263)

Icy Bodies of the Solar System (IAU S263)

by Julio A. Fernandez
     
 

IAU S263 provides a state-of-the-art review of icy bodies in the Solar System, emphasizing their importance across many disciplines.See more details below

Overview

IAU S263 provides a state-of-the-art review of icy bodies in the Solar System, emphasizing their importance across many disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521764889
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/29/2010
Series:
Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia and Colloquia Series
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Overview; 1. The icy planetesimals and accretion processes in the protoplanetary disk; 2. Dynamical aspects of icy bodies. The Oort cloud; 3. Icy satellites of the outer planets; 4. Icy dwarf planets and TNOs; 5. Transition objects; 6. Physical processes in comets; 7. Space missions to icy bodies: past, present and future; Author index; Object index; Subject index.

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