The Resource Orbiting the sun : planets and satellites of the solar system, Fred L. Whipple

Orbiting the sun : planets and satellites of the solar system, Fred L. Whipple

Label
Orbiting the sun : planets and satellites of the solar system
Title
Orbiting the sun
Title remainder
planets and satellites of the solar system
Statement of responsibility
Fred L. Whipple
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Incorporates data collected by the Viking, Mariner, Voyager, Pioneer, and Russian space missions and is accompanied by spectacular photographs
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1906-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whipple, Fred L.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB601
LC item number
.W6 1981
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The Harvard books on astronomy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Planets
  • Planètes
  • Astronomie
  • Planets
  • Planeten
  • Maan
  • Planètes
  • Sonnensystem
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Moon
  • Système solaire
  • Terre
  • Lune
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Moon
Label
Orbiting the sun : planets and satellites of the solar system, Fred L. Whipple
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A new and enlarged edition of Earth, moon, and planets."
  • Includes 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
Introducing the planets -- How the system holds together -- The discoveries of Neptune and Pluto -- Weights and measures -- The Earth -- The Earth as an abode for life -- The Moon's influence on the Earth -- Observing the Moon -- The nature of the Moon -- Pluto, Mercury, and Venus -- Mars -- Great Jupiter and his satellites -- The other giant systems--Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune -- Comparisons among planets and satellites -- Origin and evolution of the Solar System -- Appendix 1. Bode's law -- Appendix 2. Planetary configurations -- Appendix 3. Planetary, satellite, and other data -- Appendix 4. The star chart -- Appendix 5. The planet finder -- Appendix 6. The Moon's age
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 338 pages, [4] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674641266
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
80019581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06581486
  • (OCoLC)ocm06581486
Label
Orbiting the sun : planets and satellites of the solar system, Fred L. Whipple
Publication
Note
  • "A new and enlarged edition of Earth, moon, and planets."
  • Includes 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
Introducing the planets -- How the system holds together -- The discoveries of Neptune and Pluto -- Weights and measures -- The Earth -- The Earth as an abode for life -- The Moon's influence on the Earth -- Observing the Moon -- The nature of the Moon -- Pluto, Mercury, and Venus -- Mars -- Great Jupiter and his satellites -- The other giant systems--Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune -- Comparisons among planets and satellites -- Origin and evolution of the Solar System -- Appendix 1. Bode's law -- Appendix 2. Planetary configurations -- Appendix 3. Planetary, satellite, and other data -- Appendix 4. The star chart -- Appendix 5. The planet finder -- Appendix 6. The Moon's age
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 338 pages, [4] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674641266
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
80019581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06581486
  • (OCoLC)ocm06581486

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