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Planetary Ring Systems, Paperback / softback Book

Planetary Ring Systems Paperback / softback

Part of the Space Exploration series

Description

This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the topic of planetary rings systems yet written.

The book is written in a style and at a language level easily accessible to the interested non-expert.

The authors cover the scientific significance of ring studies, the history of their discovery and characterization, the observations of Pioneer 10 at Jupiter, Pioneer 11 and Voyager 1 at Jupiter and Saturn, Voyager 2 at all four giant planets of the solar system, and Galileo at Jupiter.

Each chapter includes extensive notes, references, figures and tables.

A bibliography is included at the end of each chapter.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 234 pages, XXIV, 234 p.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Solar system: the Sun & planets
  • ISBN: 9780387341774

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