Encyclopedia of the Solar System. (eBook, 2006) [Portland Community College Library]
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Encyclopedia of the Solar System.

Author: Lucy-Ann McFadden; Paul Weissman; Torrence Johnson
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The only authoritative, up-to-date review of new space observations, explorations, and discussions about our solar system.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy-Ann McFadden; Paul Weissman; Torrence Johnson
ISBN: 9780080474984 0080474985
OCLC Number: 437178412
Description: 1 online resource (987 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Title page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Contributors; About the Editors; Foreword; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; 1 The Solar System and Its Place in the Galaxy; 2 The Origin of the Solar System; 3 A History of Solar System Studies; 4 The Sun; 5 The Solar Wind; 6 Mercury; 7 Venus: Atmosphere; 8 Venus: Surface and Interior; 9 Earth as a Planet: Atmosphere and Oceans; 10 Earth as a Planet: Surface and Interior; 11 The Sun-Earth Connection; 12 The Moon; 13 Meteorites; 14 Near-Earth Objects; 15 Mars Atmosphere: History and Surface Interactions. 16 Mars: Surface and Interior17 Mars: Landing Site Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry; 18 Main-Belt Asteroids; 19 Planetary Satellites; 20 Atmospheres of the Giant Planets; 21 Interiors of the Giant Planets; 22 Io: The Volcanic Moon; 23 Europa; 24 Ganymede and Callisto; 25 Titan; 26 Triton; 27 Planetary Rings; 28 Planetary Magnetospheres; 29 Pluto; 30 Physics and Chemistry of Comets; 31 Comet Populations and Cometary Dynamics; 32 Kuip.

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The only authoritative, up-to-date review of new space observations, explorations, and discussions about our solar system.
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