Solar System Update / Edition 1

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This book, the first in a series of forthcoming volumes, consists of topical and timely reviews of a number of carefully selected topics in solar systemn science. Contributions, in form of up-to-date reviews, are mainly aimed at professional astronomers and planetary scientists wishing to inform themselves about progress in fields closely related to their own field of expertise.

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"Dieses Buch informiert über neue Erkenntnisse aus der Erforschung des Sonnensystems der letzten zehn Jahre. … Die Herausgeber betrachten das Werk vor allem als Ressource für Studenten und Wissenschaftler, die sich über neuere Entwicklungen in der Planetenforschung informieren möchten. Es … richtet sich … an den fortgeschritteneren Leser. Dieser findet jedoch in diesem Werk viele interessante Informationen … Besonders interessant ist das Kapitel über die Entstehung des Erdmonds. … Das Buch ist sehr empfehlenswert …" (Tilmann Althaus, in: Sterne und Weltraum, 2008, Issue 3, S. 106)

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Table of Contents

The Planet Mercury.- The Venusion Atmosphere.- Exploitation of the Moon.- The Search for Water on Mars.- Climate Change on Mars.- Jupiter-Sized Planets in the Solar System and Elsewhere.- The Icy Moons Of Jupiter.- Cassini At Saturn - The First Results.- Uranus and Neptune - A Status Report.- Pluto, Charon and the Kuiper Belt.- Comets - Up Close and Personal.- Solar Terrestrial Interactions.

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    price is to high

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