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By Larry Esposito

Absolutely up-to-date and elevated, this new version offers a state of the art precis of planetary jewelry, together with effects from Cassini's Saturn procedure, Equinox and Solstice missions, and the recent Horizons flyby of Jupiter. The e-book introduces uncomplicated actual techniques and straightforward mathematical methods in an available demeanour, together with N-body and stochastic types of ring dynamics. additional revised chapters current highlighted subject matters together with Saturn's F ring, Uranus' earrings and moons, Neptune's partial jewelry, dusty jewelry, and Jupiter's ring-moon method after Galileo and New Horizons. Cassini effects are totally built-in all through, together with new photographs in colour, and a brand new Afterword hyperlinks ring photos within the Cassini 'Hall of reputation' gallery to the suitable clarification within the textual content. an internet cache of pictures and movies from NASA's assortment makes it effortless to find proper and lovely illustrative fabrics. this can be a key source for college students, researchers and execs in planetary technological know-how, astronomy and space-mission learn.

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