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The planet Neptune : an historical survey before Voyager

Author: Patrick Moore
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley ; Chichester : Praxis Publ., ©1996.
Series: Wiley-Praxis series in astronomy and astrophysics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Revised and updated to include recent data and photographs obtained by the Voyager 2 mission, this detailed study of the giant planet has been published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Patrick.
Planet Neptune.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley ; Chichester : Praxis Publ., ©1996
(OCoLC)623168860
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Moore
ISBN: 0471960152 9780471960157
OCLC Number: 33103787
Description: 150, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The planetary system; the discovery of Neptune; pre-discovery observations and the orbit of Neptune; Lassells ring; Neptune as a planet; structure and appearance of Neptune; the atmosphere of Neptune; radio waves and the Neptunian magnetosphere; rings or arcs?; triton and nereid; origin of the Neptunian system; beyond Neptune; Voyager to Neptune; appendix 1 - data; appendix 2 - Airys account, 13 November 1846.
Series Title: Wiley-Praxis series in astronomy and astrophysics.
Responsibility: Patrick Moore.

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