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An introduction to the solar system

David A. Rothery

An introduction to the solar system

by David A. Rothery

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

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    ContributionsMcBride, Neil, Gilmour, Iain, Bland, Philip A., Open University
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB501 .I59 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25011991M
    ISBN 109781107600928
    LC Control Number2011291003

    Major leaps in space technology now allow us to view the splendour and diversity of the Solar System in remarkable detail. This textbook presents a fascinating description of the bodies in the Solar System and their origin and evolution. It highlights important concepts and techniques in boxed summaries.   An Introduction to the Solar System by David A. Rothery, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(1).

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    'An Introduction to the Solar System is clearly written, accurate, up-to-date, well-produced and a pleasure to read. It is a first rate production by a team of professionals, clearly designed for teaching and up to the high standards of The Open University. The Solar System - Introduction. In this lesson, students will explore the various parts of the solar system, read about the planets and what they are made of and discover the roles and importance of planets, moons and asteroids. $ Info. Share Wish List. $ by Classroom Complete Press.


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"An Introduction to the Solar System is clearly written, accurate, up-to-date, well-produced and a pleasure to read. It is a first-rate production by a team of professionals, clearly designed for teaching and up to the high standards of The Open s: 6.

While there's next-to-no mathematics involved, this book offered clear and enjoyable text on the concepts of our solar system (ranging from planets, atmospheres, asteroids, etc).

It is a great textbook for getting your foot in the door with the core concepts involved with planetary astronomy. 2 people found this helpful/5(5). Book Description This undergraduate-level textbook presents fascinating descriptions and colour images of the bodies in the Solar System, the processes that occur upon and within them, and their origins and evolution.

The third edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect our current knowledge.5/5(1). One of the non-chosen books was "Introduction to the Solar System" by J. Wagner (, Saunders College Publishing).

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Compiled by a team of experts, this textbook has been designed for elementary university courses in planetary science. It starts with a tour of the Solar System and an overview of its formation that reviews in detail the terrestrial planets, giant planets and minor bodies. It concludes with a discussion of the origin of the Solar System/5.

Ongoing advances in Solar System exploration continue to reveal its splendour and diversity in remarkable detail. This undergraduate-level textbook presents fascinating descriptions and colour.

This is exactly what's needed for an introduction. The book covers most of the themes associated with the study of stars (the Sun) and planets (the planet system).

The book includes some simple physics, cosmology of star and planet formation. You'll also find the main notions of planetology and geology explained/5.

2 Introduction The solar system is our Sun and everything that travels around are planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and even dust and gas. All these objects travelling around the Sun are held in the Sun’s gravity, making the Sun the center of the solar system. 'An Introduction to the Solar System is clearly written, accurate, up-to-date, well-produced and a pleasure to read.

It is a first rate production by a team of professionals, clearly designed for teaching and up to the high standards of The Open University/5(9). ISSI’s primary focus has been on the Solar System, where the need for interdisciplinary studies has been strongest. However, it reaches out far beyond the bounds of the Solar System, building bridges between Solar System Science, Earth Science, Astronomy and.

Compiled by a team of experts, this textbook has been designed for introductory university courses in planetary science. It starts with a tour of the Solar System and an overview of its formation.5/5(1).

Compiled by a team of experts, this textbook has been designed for introductory university courses in planetary science.

It starts with a tour of the Solar System and an overview of its formation. The composition, internal structure, surface morphology and atmospheres of the terrestrial planets are then described. This leads naturally to a discussion of the giant planets Cited by: Cambridge Core - Computational Science and Modelling - An Introduction to the Solar System - edited by David A.

Rothery Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. This graphic of the solar system was made using real images of the planets and comet Hale-Bopp.

It is not to scale. To show a scale model of the solar system with the Sun being 1cm would require about 64 meters of paper. Image credit: Maggie Mosetti, NASA. This book was produced to commemorate the Year of the Solar System (, a martian. "An Introduction to the Solar System is clearly written, accurate, up-to-date, well-produced and a pleasure to read.

It is a first rate production by a team of professionals, clearly designed for teaching and up to the high standards of The Open University.

addition the book also covers other forms of solar en-ergy, in particular Solar Thermal applications and Solar Fuels. Many of the topics that are discussed in this book are also covered in the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Solar Energy (DelftX, ETTU) that is given by Arno Smets on the edX platform and starts on 1 September Introduction to the Solar System A: What is the Solar System.

Among otherwise well­educated people, it is common to hear the terms Solar System, Galaxy, and Universe interchanged. For instance, you might hear "Jupiter is the biggest planet in the Galaxy," or the question, "How many stars are there in. Below I review nine children’s books about the planets and our solar system.

Among these books are great ways for introducing toddlers to our galaxy as well as more advanced books that will be enjoyed by kids in late elementary school.

An Introduction to the Solar System (3rd ed.) Ongoing advances in Solar System exploration continue to reveal its splendour and diversity in remarkable detail. Compiled by a team of experts, this textbook has been designed for elementary university courses in planetary science.

It starts with a tour of the Solar System and an overview of its formation that reviews in detail the terrestrial planets, giant planets and minor bodies.

It concludes with a discussion of the origin of the Solar System. The text contains numerous useful learning .of the Solar System by Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock and illustrated by Chelen Écija. Space scientist Dr. Maggie guides the reader around our solar system, supported by incredible visual elements.

What’s best about this book is that readers can read in order for a clear, logical progression or they can browse sections for specific topics of interest. 'An Introduction to the Solar System is clearly written, accurate, up-to-date, well-produced and a pleasure to read. It is a first rate production by a team of professionals, clearly designed for teaching and up to the high standards of The Open University/5(11).