GREELEY, RONALD & BATSON, RAYMOND.
Title The Nasa Atlas Of The Solar System.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition but with a couple of very slight tears in the dustjacket.
Edition First Edition (Unstated).
Publisher Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1997.
0521561272 / 9780521561273
Seller ID 40038X1
The exploration of our solar system by spacecraft has been one of the greatest scientific achievements of the twentieth century. The mapping of other worlds has resulted from numerous space missions by NASA, extending over many years. The data from these plaetary missions have been synthesised by the US Geological Survey to produce detailed maps. Every planet, moon, or small body investigated in NASA missions is discussed and where appropriate mapped. Geological maps, reference maps, shaded relief maps, synthetic aperture rad mosaics and color photomosaics marvellously present the features of planets and the their satellites. This is truly a 'road map' of our Solar Systems. All maps are fully indexed. The gtazetteer lists the names of all features officially approved by the International Astonomical Union. This is the definitive reference atlas for planetary science.
(Key Words: NASA, Solar System, Ronald Greeley, Planets, Raymond Batson, Space, Astronomy, Reference Books, Gazeteers, Maps, Uranus, Jupiter, Moon, Sun, Mars, Saturn, Neptune, Venus, Mercury, Earth, Atlases).