Physics of Planetary Rings: Celestial Mechanics of Continuous Media - Astronomy and Astrophysics Library (Paperback)
  • Physics of Planetary Rings: Celestial Mechanics of Continuous Media - Astronomy and Astrophysics Library (Paperback)
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Physics of Planetary Rings: Celestial Mechanics of Continuous Media - Astronomy and Astrophysics Library (Paperback)

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Paperback 437 Pages / Published: 01/12/2010
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This monograph presents the first comprehensive and detailed explanation for the planetary rings of Saturn, Uranus, Jupiter, and Neptune, exploring their striking, recently discovered structures such as narrow ringlets, spiral waves, and chain of vortices. This authoritative book is written in an accessible and engrossing style and is supplemented with an array of informative illustrations that will be of interest to professional and amateur astronomers, physicists, and students.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783642084379
Number of pages: 437
Weight: 700 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1999


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"The book will become essential reading for all researchers into the diverse ring systems of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune."
Irish Astronomical Journal, 2000

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