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Title The outer planets and their moons : comparative studies of the outer planets prior to the exploration of the Saturn system by Cassini-Huygens : volume resulting from an ISSI workshop, 12-16 January 2004, Bern, Switzerland / edited by : T. Encrenaz [and others]
Published Dordrecht ; Norwell, MA : Springer, 2005


Description 1 online resource (493 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Space science reviews, 0038-6308 ; v. 116, no. 1-2
Space science series of ISSI ; v. 19
Space science reviews ; v. 116, no. 1-2. 0038-6308
Space sciences series of ISSI ; v. 19.
Contents A Comparative Study of the Outer Planets Before the Exploration of Saturn by Cassini/Huygens: Introduction -- Formation and Evolution of the Giant Planets -- Formation of the Outer Planets -- Formation and Composition of Planetesimals -- Formation of the Cores of the Outer Planets -- Structure and Evolution of Giant Planets -- Formation of Giant Planets -- An Attempt in Matching Observational Constraints -- Neutral Atmospheres of the Giant Planets and Their Satellites -- Neutral Atmospheres of the Giant Planets: An Overview of Composition Measurements -- Coupled Clouds and Chemistry of the Giant Planets -- A Case for Multiprobes -- Comparative Study of the Dynamics of the Outer Planets -- Photochemistry in Outer Solar System Atmospheres -- Formation and Evolution of Titan's Atmosphere -- Aerosols on the Giant Planets and Titan -- The Changing Face of Titan's Haze: Is It All Dynamics? -- Io's Atmosphere and Surface-Atmosphere Interactions -- Aurorae and Magnetospheres -- Solar System Magnetospheres -- The Current Systems of the Jovian Magnetosphere and Ionosphere and Predictions for Saturn -- Giant Planet Ionospheres and Thermospheres: The Importance of Ion-Neutral Coupling -- Energetic Particles in the Magnetosphere of Saturn and a Comparison with Jupiter -- Radio Wave Emission from the Outer Planets before Cassini -- Satellites and Rings -- Geology of the Icy Satellites -- Triton, Pluto, Centaurs, and Trans-Neptunian Bodies -- Irregular Satellites in the Context of Planet Formation -- Dynamics and Composition of Rings -- Exo-Astrobiological Aspects of Europa and Titan: From Observations to Speculations
Summary Aims to review the knowledge on 4 major themes: the study of the formation and evolution processes of the outer planets and their satellites; a study of the atmospheres of the outer planets and Titan; the study of the planetary magnetospheres and their interactions with the solar wind; and the formation and properties of satellites and rings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Outer planets -- Congresses
Planets -- Exploration -- Congresses
SCIENCE -- Astronomy.
Planets -- Exploration.
Outer planets.
Exploration of outer space
Outer planets
Planets -- Exploration
Äusserer Planet -- Kongress -- Bern <2004>.
SUBJECT Saturn (Planet) -- Exploration -- Congresses
Subject Saturn (Planet) -- Exploration.
Saturn (Planet)
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Encrenaz, Thérèse, 1946-
International Space Science Institute.
ISSI Workshop (2004 : Bern, Switzerland)
ISBN 9781402040382
Other Titles Comparative studies of the outer planets prior to the exploration of the Saturn system by Cassini-Huygens