The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System

The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System

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This work provides a description of the planets and their moons. The books begins with an introduction to the history of planetary observation and discovery. The major planets and their moons are then introduced by presenting common properties, processes, and themes. This is followed by chapters which focus on individual planets and other solar system objects, including a comprehensive treatment of the various space missions; from the Apollo missions to the Moon, to recent missions to Jupiter and Mars
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Cambridge University Press, 2011
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780521198578
Characteristics: xxv, 475 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm


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