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The planetary scientist's companion.

Author: Katharina Lodders; Bruce Fegley
Publisher: [S.l.] : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Planetary Scientist's Companion is a comprehensive and practical book of facts and data about the Sun, planets, asteroids, comets, meteorites, and Kuiper belt and Centaur objects in our solar  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharina Lodders; Bruce Fegley
ISBN: 0195116941 9780195116946
OCLC Number: 468412103
Description: 371 p
Contents: 1. Technical Data ; 2. The Solar System ; 3. The Sun ; 4. Mercury ; 5. Venus ; 6. Earth and Moon ; 7. Mars and Satellites ; 8. Jupiter, Rings and Satellites ; 9. Saturn, Rings and Satellites ; 10. Uranus, Rings and Satellites ; 11. Neptune, Rings and Satellites ; 12. Pluto and Charon ; 13. The Asteroids ; 14. Centaur Objects and Kuiper Belt Objects ; 15. Comets ; 16. Meteorites ; 17. Beyond the Solar System ; Glossary ; Index
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"It is indeed an extremely useful book. It contains everything that is needed for the one en vogue back of the envelope calculations and much more. Lodders and Fegley have compiled a remarkable Read more...

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