The Giant Planet

Book - 1994
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Baker & Taylor
Introduces Jupiter and its moons, describes what is known about Jupiter's structure and magnetic field, and looks at its collision with comet fragments

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Beebe was one of the team observing the collision of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter in July 1994 with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope. Her comprehensive introduction to the planet for general readers and amateur astronomers includes 16 pages of stunning color plates. No bibliography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1994
ISBN: 9781560984177
Characteristics: vi, 250 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm


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