The trans-neptunian solar system

Dina Prialnik (Editor), M. Antonietta Barucci (Editor), Leslie A. Young (Editor)

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Abstract

The Trans-Neptunian Solar System is a timely reference highlighting the state-of-the-art in current knowledge on the outer solar system. It not only explores the individual objects being discovered there, but also their relationships with other Solar System objects and their roles in the formation and evolution of the Solar System and other planets. Integrating important findings from recent missions, such as New Horizons and Rosetta, the book covers the physical properties of the bodies in the Trans-Neptunian Region, including Pluto and other large members of the Kuiper Belt, as well as dynamical indicators for Planet 9 and related objects and future prospects. Offering a complete look at exploration and findings in the Kuiper Belt and the rest of the outer solar system beyond Neptune, this book is an important resource to bring planetary scientists, space scientists and astrophysicists up-to-date on the latest research and current understandings.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAmsterdam, Netherlands; Oxford, England; Cambridge, Massachusetts
PublisherElsevier
Number of pages463
ISBN (Electronic)0128175257
ISBN (Print)9780128164907
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2020

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Kuiper Belt
  • Belt, Kuiper
  • Edgeworth Belt
  • Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt
  • Trans-Neptunian Belt

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