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The planetary scientist's companion

Author: Katharina Lodders; Bruce Fegley
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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A comprehensive and practical book of facts and data about the Sun, planets, asteroids, comets, meteorites, the Kuiper belt and Centaur objects in our solar system. Also covered are properties of nearby stars, the interstellar medium, and extra-solar planetary systems.

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lodders, Katharina.
Planetary scientist's companion.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97048465
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katharina Lodders; Bruce Fegley
ISBN: 1423759834 9781423759836 9780195353709 0195353706 9786610470327 6610470324
OCLC Number: 65171709
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 371 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Technical data --
The solar system --
The sun --
Mercury --
Venus --
The earth and the moon --
Mars and satellites --
Jupiter, rings, and satellites --
Saturn, rings, and satellites --
Uranus, rings, and satellites --
Neptune, rings, and satellites --
Pluto and Charon --
The asteroids --
Centaur objects and Kuiper belt objects --
Comets --
Meteorites --
Beyond the solar system.
Responsibility: Katharina Lodders, Bruce Fegley.
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