New PDF release: Atlas of the Galilean satellites

By Paul Schenk

ISBN-10: 0511676468

ISBN-13: 9780511676468

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ISBN-13: 9780511677496

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"Complete colour international maps and high-resolution mosaics of Jupiter's 4 huge moons - Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto - are compiled for the 1st time during this very important atlas. The satellites are published as 4 visually impressive and geologically various planetary our bodies: Io's volcanic lavas and plumes and towering mountains; Europa's fissured ice floor; the craters, fractures and polar caps of Ganymede; and

"This Atlas is the 1st compilation to teach the entire optimum answer photograph facts (all these greater than 750 meters in keeping with pixel) entire and of their local context. it's was hoping that those phrases and images might be just a start line for the reader on their lonesome voyage of discovery!"--Provided through publisher. Read more...

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Statue by Hubacher graces Zurich harbor. Photo by D. Bonett. 2 Ganymede (left) and its aurora (right). The bright ultraviolet emissions seen in the Hubble Space Telescope image are likely due to excitation of oxygen molecules. The brighter aurora coincide roughly with the boundaries of Ganymede’s polar caps. Aurora image courtesy of HST/STIS, copyright AAS 2000. 3 Cutaway view of probable interior structure of Ganymede. The dense iron-rich core is surrounded by a rocky outer core, a water-ice mantle and a thick icy crust.

Note the fate of the small preexisting hypothetical cones on the surface. 3). yet to be explained, but this apparent discrepancy raises one of the most puzzling questions remaining from Voyager and Galileo: where is the compressional deformation on Europa? Many of the observed tectonics on Ganymede and especially Europa are organized in global patterns. Fracturing and faulting of planetary surfaces require considerable geologic forces, and key to understanding this deformation is finding plausible stress mechanisms.

Map is centered at 8 S, 146 W. See southeast corner of Plate Jg8 for location. 7 Oblique image of highly grooved bright terrain in Nippur Sulcus. Closely spaced faults have created a landscape of long parallel ridges. The faulted terrain has partly cut into a block of smoother older terrain at upper right. The largest crater is $15 kilometers across. 3. Image resolution is 180 meters. 6 This perspective view of Ganymede shows narrow bands of both smooth and highly grooved bright terrain across Tiamat Sulcus.

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