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Satellites of the outer planets : worlds in their own right

Author: David A Rothery
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Rothery casts a geologic eye over the major satellites of the outer planets, and shows that each one is a distinctive member of a family of worlds.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rothery, David A.
Satellites of the outer planets.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)623894435
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Rothery
ISBN: 0198542895 9780198542896 0198542909 9780198542902
OCLC Number: 24142462
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Composition and evolution of satellites --
Voyager --
Icy lithospheres --
Dead worlds --
Recently active worlds --
Active worlds --
Unseen worlds --
What next? --
Appendix: Names of surface features.
Responsibility: David A. Rothery.
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Each of the moons of the outer planets from Jupiter to Neptune is a "world in its own right". There are volcanoes, troughs cut by fault movements and craters caused by collisions with space debris.  Read more...

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