The Solar System / Edition 3

The Solar System / Edition 3

by Storm Dunlop, Therese Encrenaz, Jean-Pierre Bibring, M. Blanc, Maria-Antonietta Barucci
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3642055303

ISBN-13: 9783642055300

Pub. Date: 12/08/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

In this third corrected and revised edition students and lecturers in astronomy and planetary science as well as planet observers will find a mine of up-to-date information on the solar system and its interaction with the interplanetary medium, its various objects, comparative planetology, discussion of questions for further research and future space exploration.

Overview

In this third corrected and revised edition students and lecturers in astronomy and planetary science as well as planet observers will find a mine of up-to-date information on the solar system and its interaction with the interplanetary medium, its various objects, comparative planetology, discussion of questions for further research and future space exploration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642055300
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Series:
Astronomy and Astrophysics Library Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 3rd ed. 2004
Pages:
514
Product dimensions:
1.06(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

1 General Features of the Solar System.- 2 The Solar System Within the Universe.- 3 Methods of Studying the Solar System.- 4 The Formation of the Solar System.- 5 The Interaction of Solar-System Bodies with the Interplanetary Medium.- 6 The Terrestrial Planets and Their Satellites.- 7 The Asteroids.- 8 The Giant Planets.- 9 Titan.- 10 Bodies Without Atmospheres in the Outer Solar System.- 11 Comets.- 12 New Frontiers.- 13 Interplanetary Dust, Micrometeorites and Meteorites.- 14 New Planetary Systems.- 15 The Search for Life in the Universe.- References.

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