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Jupiter The Planet, Satellites and Magnetosphere

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ISBN-10: 0521035457

ISBN-13: 9780521035453

Edition: 2007

Authors: Fran Bagenal, Timothy Dowling, William McKinnon

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Description:

This comprehensive volume summarizes current knowledge of the Jovian system, in view of recent scientific developments regarding the Galileo spacecraft, the Galileo probe, the Cassini spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope, and numerous ground-based and theoretical studies. Chapters by recognized authorities cover all aspects of Jupiter, its satellites and magnetosphere.
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/5/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 732
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

Fran Bagenal is Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Timothy C. Dowling taught at the Vienna International School in Austria before taking an appointment at the Virginia Military Institute in 2001. A specialist in modern German and Russian history, he is the editor of two volumes of personal perspectives on the world wars. He lives in Lexington, Virginia.

Preface
Introduction
The origin of
The interior of
The composition of the atmosphere of
Jovian clouds and haze
Dynamics of Jupiter's atmosphere
The stratosphere of
Lessons from Shoemaker-Levy 9 about Jupiter and planetary impacts
Jupiter's thermosphere and ionosphere
Jovian dust: streams, clouds and rings
Jupiter's ring-moon system
Jupiter's outer satellites and trojans
Interior composition, structure and dynamics of the Galilean satellites
The lithosphere and surface of
Geology of
Geology of
Callisto
Ages and interiors: the cratering record of the Galilean satellites
Satellite atmospheres
Radiation effects on the surfaces of the Galilean satellites
Magnetospheric interactions with satellites
Plasma interactions of Io with its plasma torus
The Io neutral clouds and plasma torus
The configuration of Jupiter's magnetosphere
Dynamics of the Jovian magnetosphere
Jupiter's Aurora
Jupiter's inner radiation belts
Maps and spectra of Jupiter and the Galilean satellites
Planetary parameters
Index