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The Resource Planet quest : the epic discovery of alien solar systems, Ken Croswell

Planet quest : the epic discovery of alien solar systems, Ken Croswell

Label
Planet quest : the epic discovery of alien solar systems
Title
Planet quest
Title remainder
the epic discovery of alien solar systems
Statement of responsibility
Ken Croswell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author discusses the discovery of a "Jupiter-sized planet circling 51 Pegasi" and a planet rotating "around the star 47 Ursae majoris, and [says] within two years we reached a grand total of seven known alien solar systems in the universe."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Croswell, Ken
Dewey number
523
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB820
LC item number
.C76 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Exoplanètes
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Sterren
  • Exoplaneten
  • Pulsars
  • Planetas extrasolares
  • Astronomía
Label
Planet quest : the epic discovery of alien solar systems, Ken Croswell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-312) and 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
Introduction: Bruno's Execution -- 1. A Good Planet is Hard to Find -- 2. A Living Solar System -- 3. The Sun's Distant Outposts -- 4. Planet X -- 5. A Shaky Start -- 6. The Vega Phenomenon -- 7. Dark Star -- 8. Pulsar Planets -- 9. Thanks, Jupiter -- 10. Harvest of Planets -- 11. Future Worlds -- 12. Into the Cosmos -- Catalogue of Planets
Control code
ocm36656421
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 324 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780684832524
Lccn
97009473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o36656421
  • (OCoLC)36656421
Label
Planet quest : the epic discovery of alien solar systems, Ken Croswell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-312) and 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
Introduction: Bruno's Execution -- 1. A Good Planet is Hard to Find -- 2. A Living Solar System -- 3. The Sun's Distant Outposts -- 4. Planet X -- 5. A Shaky Start -- 6. The Vega Phenomenon -- 7. Dark Star -- 8. Pulsar Planets -- 9. Thanks, Jupiter -- 10. Harvest of Planets -- 11. Future Worlds -- 12. Into the Cosmos -- Catalogue of Planets
Control code
ocm36656421
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 324 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780684832524
Lccn
97009473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o36656421
  • (OCoLC)36656421

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