Planetary Ring Systems Paperback / softback
Part of the Space Exploration series
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 234 pages, XXIV, 234 p.
- Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Publication Date: 11/10/2006
- Category: Solar system: the Sun & planets
- ISBN: 9780387341774
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