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Author Jones, Barrie William.

Title Discovering the solar system / Barrie W. Jones.

Publication Info. Chichester ; New York : Wiley, [1999]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  QB501 .J65 1999    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 416 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-403) and index.
Contents ch. 1. Sun and its family -- ch. 2. Origin of the solar system -- ch. 3. Small bodies in the solar system -- ch. 4. Interiors of planets and satellites: the observational and theoretical basis -- ch. 5. Interiors of planets and satellites: models of individual bodies -- ch. 6. Surfaces of planets and satellites: methods and processes -- ch. 7. Surfaces of planets and satellites: inactive surfaces -- ch. 8. Surfaces of planets and satellites: active surfaces -- ch. 9. Atmospheres of planets and satellites: general considerations -- ch. 10. Atmospheres of rocky and icy-rocky bodies -- ch. 11. Atmosphere of the giant planets.
Subject Solar system.
ISBN 0471982431 cloth alkaline paper
0471986488 paperback alkaline paper

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