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Atlas of the Galilean Satellites. by Paul Schenk
by Paul Schenk
Complete color global maps and high-resolution mosaics of Jupiter's four large moons Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto are compiled for the first time in this important atlas. The satellites are revealed as four visually striking and geologically diverse planetary bodies: Io's volcanic lavas and plumes and towering mountains; Europa's fissured ice surface; the craters, ...more
Hardcover, 406 pages
Published August 5th 2010 by Cambridge University Press
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Not many subjects remain for which it is possible to assemble everything that we know about it in one book. Even for those subjects for which our knowledge is limited, knowledge seems always to be expanding exponentially. This is not true, however, for the Galilean satellites of Jupiter. They were discovered four centuries ago, first visited four decades ago, last visited one decade ago, and not likely to be studied in situ for at least another decade. So it is presently possible for someone to ...more