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The Resource Discovering Pluto : exploration at the edge of the solar system, Dale P. Cruikshank and William Sheehan

Discovering Pluto : exploration at the edge of the solar system, Dale P. Cruikshank and William Sheehan

Label
Discovering Pluto : exploration at the edge of the solar system
Title
Discovering Pluto
Title remainder
exploration at the edge of the solar system
Statement of responsibility
Dale P. Cruikshank and William Sheehan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Pluto and its largest moon, from discovery through the New Horizons flyby--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
AzTeS/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cruikshank, Dale P
Dewey number
523.49/22
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB701
LC item number
.C78 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sheehan, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Label
Discovering Pluto : exploration at the edge of the solar system, Dale P. Cruikshank and William Sheehan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-463) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Twenty-Seven Years and Three Billion Miles -- A New Planet -- Gaps -- "With the Tip of a Pen" -- Post-Discovery Controversies -- The Search for Planet X -- Clyde's Planet -- Planetary Astronomy -- Planetary Science, New Technology, and the Discovery of Ice -- Whence the Ices? Chemistry in the Solar System -- Icy Earth and Beyond -- Why Ice on Pluto Matters -- New Discoveries and a New Paradigm -- Ices Predict an Atmosphere -- Surprise! A Moon Is Found -- More Than Ice : Some Extraordinary Chemistry -- Genesis of a Flight to Pluto -- The Flight of New Horizons -- Pluto and Charon : Marvelous Worlds -- On to the Kuiper Belt -- Appendix 1. The New Horizons Science Team -- Appendix 2. The New Horizons Spacecraft
Control code
on1010699695
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 475 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780816534319
Lccn
2017047625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1010699695
Label
Discovering Pluto : exploration at the edge of the solar system, Dale P. Cruikshank and William Sheehan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-463) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Twenty-Seven Years and Three Billion Miles -- A New Planet -- Gaps -- "With the Tip of a Pen" -- Post-Discovery Controversies -- The Search for Planet X -- Clyde's Planet -- Planetary Astronomy -- Planetary Science, New Technology, and the Discovery of Ice -- Whence the Ices? Chemistry in the Solar System -- Icy Earth and Beyond -- Why Ice on Pluto Matters -- New Discoveries and a New Paradigm -- Ices Predict an Atmosphere -- Surprise! A Moon Is Found -- More Than Ice : Some Extraordinary Chemistry -- Genesis of a Flight to Pluto -- The Flight of New Horizons -- Pluto and Charon : Marvelous Worlds -- On to the Kuiper Belt -- Appendix 1. The New Horizons Science Team -- Appendix 2. The New Horizons Spacecraft
Control code
on1010699695
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 475 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780816534319
Lccn
2017047625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1010699695

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