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Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar System by C. R. Kitchin
  

Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar System

Synopsis

Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar System by C. R. Kitchin

Interest in and knowledge of the techniques utilised to investigate our solar system has been growing rapidly for decades and has now reached a stage of maturity. Therefore, the time has now arrived for a book that provides a cohesive and coherent account of how we have obtained our present knowledge of solar system objects, not including the Sun. Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar System covers all aspects of solar system observations: the instruments, their theory, and their practical use both on Earth and in space. It explores the state-of-the-art telescopes, cameras, spacecraft and instruments used to analyse the interiors, surfaces, atmospheres and radiation belts of solar system objects, in addition to radio waves, gamma rays, cosmic rays and neutrinos. This book would be ideal for university students undertaking physical science subjects and professionals working in the field, in addition to amateur astronomers and anyone interested in learning more about our local astronomical neighbours.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2017

Author

C. R. Kitchin

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Publisher

Productivity Press an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc

Format

Hardback
362 pages

Categories

Astrophysics

ISBN

9781498704939

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