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Probing the New Solar System

Probing the New Solar System
  

Explores the data and discoveries that have contributed to a changed understanding of the Solar System, in particular the effect that a revised definition of a planet in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union had on this understanding. This book is suitable for people inter... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780643095755
Published 1 January 2009 by CSIRO Publishing
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wilkinson, John W.

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ISBN-13 9780643095755
ISBN-10 0643095756
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Imprint CSIRO Publishing
Publication Date 1 January 2009
International Publication Date 1 December 2008
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wilkinson, John W.
Category Non-Fiction (Child/Teen)
Solar System
Space Science
Interest Age Young Adults
Reading Age Young Adults
NBS Text Astronomy, Space & Time
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 230mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 658g
Dewey Code 520
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Exploration by space probes has revealed that the Earth's planetary neighbours are even more fascinating than we previously thought. Today we stand on the threshold of the next phase of planetary exploration and knowledge. Our views of the Solar System and of other planetary systems outside our own are changing on a daily basis. This book is an up-to-date record of the many recent discoveries made about our Solar System and other planetary systems using ground-based and space probe technology.

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NZ Review This book is an up-to-date record of the many recent discoveries made using ground-based and space probe technology.

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