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The Solar System by Michael (Franklin and Marshall College) Seeds, Michael (Joseph A. Grundy Observatory) Seeds The Solar System
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Fascinating, engaging and extremely visual, FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, 14th Edition, is renowned for its current coverage, reader-friendly presentation and detailed--yet clear--explanations. The authors' goals are to help you use Astronomy to understand science, and use science to answer two fundamental...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

The Structure and Evolution of the Sun by Giuseppe Severino The Structure and Evolution of the Sun

This book equips the reader with a coherent understanding of the structure of the Sun and its evolution and provides all the knowledge required to construct a simplified model of the Sun.The early chapters cover key aspects of basic physics...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

Fine Structure and Dynamics of the Solar Photosphere (IAU S327) by Santiago Vargas Dominguez Fine Structure and Dynamics of the Solar Photosphere (IAU S327)

IAU S327 describes the Sun's activity and the dynamics of the solar atmosphere with unprecedented temporal and spatial resolutions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Planetary Geology by Angelo Pio Rossi Planetary Geology

This book provides an up-to-date interdisciplinary geoscience-focused overview of solid solar system bodies and their evolution, based on the comparative description of processes acting on them.Planetary research today is a strongly multidisciplinary endeavor with efforts coming from engineering and natural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments by Stein Haaland, Andrei Runov, Colin Forsyth Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments
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Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments Dawn-dusk asymmetries are ubiquitous features of the plasma environment of many of the planets in our solar system. They occur when a particular process or feature is more pronounced at one side of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Solar Particle Radiation Storms Forecasting and Analysis The HESPERIA HORIZON 2020 Project and Beyond by Olga E. Malandraki Solar Particle Radiation Storms Forecasting and Analysis The HESPERIA HORIZON 2020 Project and Beyond

Introductory and pedagogical material included in the book make it accessible to students at graduate level and will be useful as background material for Space Physics and Space Weather courses with emphasis on Solar Energetic Particle Event Forecasting and Analysis.This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Lewis Swift Celebrated Comet Hunter and the People's Astronomer by Gary Kronk Lewis Swift Celebrated Comet Hunter and the People's Astronomer

This biography covers the life of Lewis Swift (1820-1913), who discovered 13 comets and nearly 1,200 other deep sky objects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth by Elizabeth Tasker The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

Twenty years ago, the search for planets outside the Solar System was a job restricted to science-fiction writers. Now it's one of the fastest-growing fields in astronomy with thousands of exoplanets discovered to date, and the number is rising fast....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

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Heliophysics: Active Stars, their Astrospheres, and Impacts on Planetary Environments by Carolus J. Schrijver Heliophysics: Active Stars, their Astrospheres, and Impacts on Planetary Environments

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this book explores what makes the conditions on Earth 'just right' to sustain life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

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The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth by Elizabeth Tasker The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

Twenty years ago, the search for planets outside the Solar System was a job restricted to science-fiction writers. Now it's one of the fastest-growing fields in astronomy with thousands of exoplanets discovered to date, and the number is rising fast....
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Modelling the Upper Atmosphere of Gas-Giant Exoplanets Irradiated by Low-Mass Stars by Joshua Chadney Modelling the Upper Atmosphere of Gas-Giant Exoplanets Irradiated by Low-Mass Stars

This PhD thesis details the development of a new 1D ionospheric model to describe the upper atmospheres of extrasolar giant plants. The upper atmospheres of Hot Jupiters are subject to extreme radiation conditions that can result in rapid atmospheric escape....
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Investigating the Origin of the Asteroids and Early Findings on Vesta Historical Studies in Asteroid Research by Clifford J. Cunningham Investigating the Origin of the Asteroids and Early Findings on Vesta Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

This book assesses the origin of asteroids by analyzing the discovery of Vesta in 1807. Wilhelm Olbers, who discovered Vesta, suggested that the asteroids were the result of a primordial planet's explosion. Cunningham studies that idea in detail through the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Extrasolar Planets and Their Host Stars by Tabetha Boyajian Extrasolar Planets and Their Host Stars

This book explores the relations between physical parameters of extrasolar planets and their respective parent stars. Planetary parameters are often directly dependent upon their stellar counterparts. In addition, the star is almost always the only visible component of the system...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A by Michael Mark (Univ Of York, Uk) Woolfson Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A
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The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Dust Devils by Dennis Reiss Dust Devils

This volume reviews both historical and current studies of desert whirlwinds called dust devils on Earth and Mars.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A by Michael Mark (Univ Of York, Uk) Woolfson Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A
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The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

The Atmosphere and Climate of Mars by Robert M. Haberle The Atmosphere and Climate of Mars

This volume reviews all aspects of Mars atmospheric science from the surface to space, and from now and into the past.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Bode's Law and the Discovery of Juno Historical Studies in Asteroid Research by Clifford J. Cunningham Bode's Law and the Discovery of Juno Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

Johann Bode developed a so-called law of planetary distances best known as Bode's Law. The story of the discovery of Juno in 1804 by Karl Harding tells how Juno fit into that scheme and is examined as it relates to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and Evolution by Kathleen Mandt Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and Evolution

This volume is a compilation of an International Workshop on Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and Evolution that was held in Toulouse, France, from April 1-3, 2014, meant to prepare the community for the task of placing Rosetta...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

American Eclipse A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World by David Baron American Eclipse A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

This nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthral readers as a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse plunges America into darkness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

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