Discovering the Solar System
Barrie W. JonesISBN: 9780470018316;
Discovering the Solar System, Second Edition is a comprehensive, up–to–date, account of the Solar System and the ways in which the various bodies have been investigated and modelled. The approach, well received in the first edition, is thematic – the book includes sequences of chapters on the interiors of planetary bodies, their surfaces, and their atmospheres. Within each sequence there is a chapter on general principles and processes, followed by either one or two chapters on specific bodies. Liberally illustrated with diagrams, black and white photographs and colour plates, the book also features: Tables of essential data End of section questions with full answers Summaries at the end of each chapter Discovering the Solar System, Second Edition is essential reading for all undergraduate students for whom astronomy or planetary science are components of their degrees as well as for those at a more advanced level approaching the...
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