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  • Jupiter and Saturnby Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 37.50

    Explores the orbital movements of Jupiter in the solar system and its internal and external composition, movements, and temperatures, as well as Saturn's ring system. Useful for those interested in understanding the science and history behind the exploration of Jupiter and Saturn, this volume looks into the geological profiles of these planets. more...

  • The Earth and the Moonby Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 37.50

    Compares the Earth equally with other planets to display the similarities and differences between the various orbiting bodies. This volume discusses the fundamental aspects of the Earth as a planet. It also covers the evolution of the moon in relation to the geological features of the Earth. more...

  • Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and the Outer Solar Systemby Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 37.50

    Discusses what data there is on the distant gas planets and investigates theories about their formation and evolution. Useful for those interested in understanding the science and history behind the exploration of the celestial bodies, this volume brings the mystery of the outer solar system to the forefront. more...

  • Solar System Astrophysicsby Eugene F. Milone; William J.F. Wilson

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 139.00

    The book covers the field of solar system astrophysics beginning with basic tools of spherical astronomy and coordinate frames and celestial mechanics. It presents equations and derivations starting from a level that permits one to see the underlying physical ideas. more...

  • Planetary Ring Systemsby Ellis D. Miner; Randii R. Wessen; Jeffrey N. Cuzzi

    Praxis 2007; US$ 52.95

    This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the topic of planetary rings systems yet written. The book is written in a style that is easily accessible to the interested non expert. Each chapter includes notes, references, figures and tables. more...

  • Cassini at Saturnby David M. Harland

    Praxis 2007; US$ 44.95

    Cassini At Saturn ? Huygens Results brings the story of the Cassini-Huygens mission and their joint exploration of the Saturnian system right up to date. Cassini entered orbit around Saturn June 2004 so this update includes 8 months of scientific data available for review, including the most spectacular images of Saturn, its... more...

  • The Complete CD Guide to the Universeby Richard Harshaw

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 49.95

    This is the largest and most comprehensive atlas of the universe ever created for amateur astronomers. It provides a detailed observing guide for almost any practical amateur astronomer. Spanning some 3,000 pages, this is a project that is possible only on CD-ROM. more...

  • The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Themby James Mullaney

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 32.95

    Amateur astronomers ? particularly deep-sky observers ? are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. The Herschel Objects, and How to Observe Them offers the exciting opportunity of retracing the steps of the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer that ever lived. This is a practical guide to seeing the most impressive of Herschel?s... more...

  • The Night Sky Companionby Tammy Plotner; T. Mann; K. Vogt

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 29.95

    The Night Sky Companion is a comprehensive guide to what can be explored in the heavens on a nightly basis. Designed to appeal to readers at all skill levels, it provides a digest for sky watchers interested in all types of astronomical information. more...

  • The Observer's Sky Atlasby Erich Karkoschka

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 34.95

    This title includes a short introduction to observing, a thorough description of the star charts and tables, a glossary and much more. It is perfect for both the beginner and seasoned observer. It is fully revised edition of a best-selling and highly-praised sky atlas. more...