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Encyclopedia of the solar system

Author: Lucy-Ann Adams McFadden; Paul Robert Weissman; T V Johnson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Academic Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy-Ann Adams McFadden; Paul Robert Weissman; T V Johnson
ISBN: 9780080474984 0080474985
OCLC Number: 1065324194
Notes: Preface
Foreword
The Solar System and Its Place in the Galaxy
The Origin of the Solar System
A History of Solar System Studies
The Sun
The Solar Wind
Mercury
Venus: Atmosphere
Venus: Surface and Interior
Earth as a Planet: Atmosphere and Oceans
Earth as a Planet: Surface and Interior
The Sun-Earth Connection
The Moon
Meteorites
Near-Earth Objects
Mars Atmosphere: History and Surface Interaction
Mars: Surface and Interior
Mars: Landing Site Geology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry
Main-Belt Asteroids
Planetary Satellites
Atmospheres of the Giant Planets
Interiors of the Giant Planets
Io: The Volcanic Moon
Europa
Ganymede and Callisto
Titan
Triton
Planetary Rings
Planetary Magnetospheres
Pluto and Charon
Physics and Chemistry of Comets
Cometary Dynamics
Kuiper Belt: Dynamics
Kuiper Belt Objects: Physical Studies
Solar System Dust
X-Rays in the Solar System
The Solar System at Ultraviolet Wavelengths
Infrared Views of the Solar System from Space
The Solar System at Radio Wavelengths
New Generation Optical/Infrared Telescopes
Planetary Radar
Semote Chemical Analysis
Solar System Dynamics: Regular and Chaotic Motion
Planetary Impacts
Planetary Volcanism
Planets and the Origin of Life
Planetary Exploration Missions
Extra-Solar Planets
Appendices
Glossary
Index
Description: 1 online resource (992 pages)
Responsibility: editors, Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman, Torrence V. Johnson.
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