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New Solar System - 4th edition

New Solar System (ISBN10: 0933346867; ISBN13: 9780933346864)
ISBN13: 978-0933346864
ISBN10: 0933346867

Summary: Completely revised and expanded, the long-awaited 4th edition of The New Solar System will take you on a journey of adventure and discovery. Join 30 expert planetary scientists and master space artist Don Davis aboard robotic space probes, peer through state-of-the-art telescopes, and wonder at the beauty, diversity, and mystery of the "new" solar system revealed to us through four decades of space exploration. Includes 11 new chapters, coverage of t
he Magellan, Mars Pathfinder, and Galileo missions, plus recent findings by Mars Global Surveyor and the Hubble Space Telescope. An extensive reference section with the latest planetary data, a glossary, and suggested readings round out this popular book!

Completely revised and expanded -- 30% larger than the highly acclaimed third edition, with 11 completely new chapters

Authoritative chapter texts written by the world's leading professional researchers

Full coverage of the Magellan, Mars Pathfinder, and Galileo missions, plus recent images from Mars Global Surveyor and the Hubble Space Telescope

Includes the latest research findings about ice on the Moon and Mercury, the search for life on Mars, comets Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Hale-Bopp, Pluto and Charon, the Kuiper Belt, and planets around other stars

Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of the best-available photographs from 25 years of planetary exploration

Clear, authoritative charts and illustrations

Extensive reference section with the latest planetary data, a glossary, and suggested readings.
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Summary: Completely revised and expanded, the long-awaited 4th edition of The New Solar System will take you on a journey of adventure and discovery. Join 30 expert planetary scientists and master space artist Don Davis aboard robotic space probes, peer through state-of-the-art telescopes, and wonder at the beauty, diversity, and mystery of the "new" solar system revealed to us through four decades of space exploration. Includes 11 new chapters, coverage of the Magellan, Mars Pathfinder, and Galileo missions, plus recent findings by Mars Global Surveyor and the Hubble Space Telescope. An extensive reference section with the latest planetary data, a glossary, and suggested readings round out this popular book!

Completely revised and expanded -- 30% larger than the highly acclaimed third edition, with 11 completely new chapters

Authoritative chapter texts written by the world's leading professional researchers

Full coverage of the Magellan, Mars Pathfinder, and Galileo missions, plus recent images from Mars Global Surveyor and the Hubble Space Telescope

Includes the latest research findings about ice on the Moon and Mercury, the search for life on Mars, comets Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Hale-Bopp, Pluto and Charon, the Kuiper Belt, and planets around other stars

Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of the best-available photographs from 25 years of planetary exploration

Clear, authoritative charts and illustrations

Extensive reference section with the latest planetary data, a glossary, and suggested readings. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Sky Publishing Corporation
Published: 12/01/1998
International: No

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