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Planetary ring systems / Ellis D. Miner, Randii R. Wessen and Jeffrey N. Cuzzi.

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Author/Creator:
Miner, Ellis D., 1937-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2007
Imprint:
Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, U.K. : In association with Praxis Publishing, c2007.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxiv, 234 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publisher's Summary:
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.
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Contributor:
Wessen, Randii R., 1958-
Cuzzi, Jeff.
Series:
Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780387341774
0387341773

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