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Title:
Solar system voyage
Author:
Brunier, Serge.
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Uniform Title:
Voyage dans le système solaire. English
Publication Information:
Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Physical Description:
248 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 37 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A star lost in infinite space -- The Sun, our Star -- Mercury: baked by the heat of the Sun -- Venus: a vision of hell -- The Moon: setting foot on another world -- Mars: a trip to the desert planet -- Phobos and Deimos: pebbles in the sky -- Gaspra: our first asteroid -- Jupiter: planet of storms -- Shoemaker-Levy: timetable to collision -- Io: the volcano planet -- Europa: the hidden ocean -- Saturn: the Lord of the Rings -- Titan: an Earth in hibernation -- Enceladus and the worlds of ice -- Uranus: a recumbent giant -- Halley: the great traveller -- Neptune: the great blue sea -- Triton: volcanoes of ice -- Pluto and Charon: planets in limbo.
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ISBN:
9780521807241
Format :
Book