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Icy New Worlds Unveiled. Authors: Doressoundiram, . Lellouch, Emmanuel. Is illustrated with numerous diagrams and photographs. Sets Pluto in context as one of many icy bodies at the edge of the Solar System. Describes not only the Kuiper Belt members but also other small and interesting bodies in the mysterious outer solar system such as Chiron, Pholus, and the so-called Centaurs. This book reveals Pluto to be a fascinating and important member of a diverse collection of icy bodies.

Part of the Springer Praxis Books: Popular Astronomy Series). by A. Doressoundiram and Emmanuel Lellouch

Part of the Springer Praxis Books: Popular Astronomy Series). Doressoundiram and Emmanuel Lellouch. On August 24, 2006, the solar system lost its ninth planet The astronomers' decision at the IAU General Assembly in Prague to demote Pluto had been precipitated by the discovery, beyond the orbit of Neptune, of a very rich population of Pluto-like objects. The study of the recently discovered remote celestial bodies grows ever more fascinating.

Springer Praxis Books: Popular Astronomy)

Springer Praxis Books: Popular Astronomy). On August 24, 2006, the solar system lost its ninth planet! The astronomers' decision at the IAU General Assembly in Prague to demote Pluto had been precipitated by the discovery, beyond the orbit of Neptune, of a very rich population of Pluto-like objects. Their great variety in colo On August 24, 2006, the solar system lost its ninth planet!

Alain Doressoundiram and Emmanuel Lellouch, At the Edge of the Solar System: Icy New Worlds Unveiled (Springer Praxis Books, 2010).

Alain Doressoundiram and Emmanuel Lellouch, At the Edge of the Solar System: Icy New Worlds Unveiled (Springer Praxis Books, 2010). Joan Kloster, Exploring the Kuiper Belt and the Trans-Neptunian Region (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015). Lucy-Ann McFadden, Torrence V. Johnson, Paul R. Weissman (ed., Encyclopedia of the Solar System (Academic Press, 2006). Govert Schilling, The Hunt for Planet X: New Worlds and the Fate of Pluto (Copernicus, 2009). Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science. The Solar System-Frontiers.

Alain Doressoundiram ; Emmanuel Lellouch. Subjects: Astronomy ; Solar system. Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, 2010. ISBN, ISSN, EAN : 978-1-4419-0864-3. php?lvl notice display&id 7483.

Doressoundiram, Alain, and Emmanuel Lellouch. At the edge of the solar system: icy new worlds unveiled. Berlin, New York, Springer Verlag; Chichester, .,: Published in association with Praxis, c2010. Hoyt, William Graves.

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His many books include Planets and Perception, Worlds in the Sky, and The Planet Mars .

His many books include Planets and Perception, Worlds in the Sky, and The Planet Mars, also published by the University of Arizona Press. Asteroid No. 16037 was named in his honor. The book provides a fascinating insight into the long years of political maneuvering to get a Pluto mission into NASA's queue, as well as the technical challenges of building and flying a spacecraft for a few days of intense observations after almost a decade in space.

Beginning with a look at our historical knowledge of the Solar System.

At the Edge of the Solar System: Icy New Worlds Unveiled Authors: Alain Doressoundiram and Emmanuel Lellouch Publisher: Springer-Praxis ISBN: 978-1-4419-0864-3 Price: £2. 9 (Pb), 205pp. The outer Solar System and its associated nomenclature can be confusing territory, yet this book clearly and informatively guides you through the menagerie of strange and frigid objects that lurk in the feeble sunlight out beyond Neptune. Beginning with a look at our historical knowledge of the Solar System prior Pluto’s discovery, the book goes on to detail what we know so far about the Pluto-Charon system and how it came to be.

At the Edge of the Solar System: Icy New Worlds Unveiled. Considering effects of tidal plus centrifugal stress acting on icy-rocks and the tensile strength thereof, icy-rocks being in the density range (1–2. 4) g cm-3 which had come into existence as collisional ejecta (debris) in the vicinity of Pluto at the time when Pluto-Charon system came into being as a result of a giant impact of a Kuiper.

On August 24, 2006, the solar system lost its ninth planet! The astronomers' decision at the IAU General Assembly in Prague to demote Pluto had been precipitated by the discovery, beyond the orbit of Neptune, of a very rich population of Pluto-like objects. The study of the recently discovered remote celestial bodies grows ever more fascinating. Their great variety in color, shape, size, and orbit has astonished observers. What is more, studies of the composition of these new-found objects reveals that they among the most primitive objects in the solar system. In their simple and lively style, the authors of At the Edge of the Solar System alternate discussions on historical aspects and physical descriptions of the remote regions, as well as amazing findings from the cutting edge of research.

Beginning with a description of the structure of the solar system, the authors look at the discoveries of Pluto and its moon Charon and show how our knowledge of this mysterious world grew over the last 80 years of its study. They then describe the origins of our solar system and look at the discoveries of the first unusual objects in the outer solar system - Chiron and the first Centaurs. They trace the discoveries of the first Kuiper Belt objects and introduce the wide range of bodies found in the outer solar system, including "Plutinos." Examining these objects in more detail, they then present the arguments concerning the status of Pluto and conclude with discussion of the essential characteristics of the Kuiper Belt and a look at how future observations may lead to yet more discoveries and a greater understanding of these bodies.


At the Edge of the Solar System: Icy New Worlds Unveiled (Springer Praxis Books) download epub
Astronomy & Space Science
Author: A. Doressoundiram,Emmanuel Lellouch
ISBN: 1441908641
Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Astronomy & Space Science
Language: English
Publisher: Praxis; 2010 edition (February 18, 2010)
Pages: 205 pages