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The Resource Asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets, Andrew S. Rivkin

Asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets, Andrew S. Rivkin

Label
Asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets
Title
Asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets
Statement of responsibility
Andrew S. Rivkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Rivkin, Andrew S
Dewey number
523.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB501
LC item number
.R58 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Greenwood guides to the universe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Solar system
  • Asteroids
  • Comets
  • Dwarf planets
Label
Asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets, Andrew S. Rivkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A matter of definition -- Historical background -- The orbits and dynamics of small bodies -- Meteors, meteorites, and meteoroids -- The formation of the solar system and the small bodies -- Sizes, shapes, and companions of small bodies -- Composition of small bodies -- Surface processes -- Small body interiors -- Small body atmospheres -- Small bodies and hazards -- Spacecraft missions -- Interrelations
Control code
2009016114
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 206 p.
Isbn
9780313344329
Lccn
2009016114
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets, Andrew S. Rivkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A matter of definition -- Historical background -- The orbits and dynamics of small bodies -- Meteors, meteorites, and meteoroids -- The formation of the solar system and the small bodies -- Sizes, shapes, and companions of small bodies -- Composition of small bodies -- Surface processes -- Small body interiors -- Small body atmospheres -- Small bodies and hazards -- Spacecraft missions -- Interrelations
Control code
2009016114
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 206 p.
Isbn
9780313344329
Lccn
2009016114
Other physical details
ill.

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