This monograph presents the first comprehensive and detailed explanation for the planetary rings of Saturn, Uranus, Jupiter, and Neptune, exploring their striking, recently discovered structures such as narrow ringlets, spiral waves, and chain of vortices. This authoritative book is written in an accessible and engrossing style and is supplemented with an array of informative illustrations that will be of interest to professional and amateur astronomers, physicists, and students.
From the reviews
"The book will become essential reading for all researchers into the diverse ring systems of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune."
Irish Astronomical Journal, 2000
Series: Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
Number Of Pages: 437
Published: 1st August 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 1.83