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Title The New solar system / edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Andrew Chaikin ; introduction by Carl Sagan.

Publication Info. Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; Cambridge, Mass. : Sky Pub. Corp., 1990.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  523.2 BEA    AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Description viii, 326 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-304) and index.
Contents The golden age of solar-system exploration / Noel W. Hinners -- The sun / Robert W. Noyes -- Magnetospheres, cosmic rays, and the interplanetary medium / James A. Van Allen -- The moon / Paul D. Spudis -- Mars / Michael H. Carr -- Planet earth / Don L. Anderson -- Surfaces of the terrestrial planets / James W. Head, III -- Atmospheres of the terrestrial planets / James B. Pollack -- The Voyager encounters / Bradford A. Smith -- Interiors of the giant planets / William B. Hubbard -- Atmospheres of the giant planets / Andrew P. Ingersoll -- Planetary rings / Joseph A. Burns -- The Galilean satellites / Torrence V. Johnson -- Titan / Tobias Owen -- Icy bodies of the outer solar system / Dale P. Cruikshank and David Morrison -- The Halley encounters / Rüdeger Reinhard -- Comets / John C. Brandt -- Asteroids / Clark R. Chapman -- Meteorites / John A. Wood -- Small bodies and their origins / William K. Hartmann -- The collision of solid bodies / Eugene M. Shoemaker and Carolyn S. Shoemaker -- Life in the new solar system? / Gerald A. Soffen -- Putting it all together / John S. Lewis.
Subject Zonnestelsel.
Solar system.
Système solaire.
Indexed Term Solar system
Added Author Beatty, J. Kelly.
Chaikin, Andrew, 1956-
Other Form: Online version: New solar system. 3rd ed. Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; Cambridge, Mass. : Sky Pub. Corp., 1990 (OCoLC)623996193
ISBN 0521361621
0521369657 paperback
9780521369657 paperback
0933346557 Sky Pub. Corp.
9780933346550 Sky Pub. Corp.
0933346565 Sky Pub. Corp. paperback
9780933346567 Sky Pub. Corp. paperback

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