Saturn: A New View

Saturn A New View After a journey of seven years and billion miles the spacecraft Cassini with a probe named Huygens aboard reached Saturn in July beginning a four year tour to observe the remote planet i

  • Title: Saturn: A New View
  • Author: Laura Lovett Joan Horvath Jeff Cuzzi
  • ISBN: 9780810930902
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Hardcover
  • After a journey of seven years and 2.2 billion miles, the spacecraft Cassini, with a probe named Huygens aboard, reached Saturn in July 2004, beginning a four year tour to observe the remote planet, its rings, and its moons in depth As a result of the spectacularly succesful Cassini Huygens mission, photographs of astounding beauty have come streaming back to Earth, togetAfter a journey of seven years and 2.2 billion miles, the spacecraft Cassini, with a probe named Huygens aboard, reached Saturn in July 2004, beginning a four year tour to observe the remote planet, its rings, and its moons in depth As a result of the spectacularly succesful Cassini Huygens mission, photographs of astounding beauty have come streaming back to Earth, together with enough data to keep hundreds of scientists engrossed for decades Reproduced here, in unprecedented detail and exquisite, high quality format, are 150 of the best of those images, among them rings from the unlit side never visible from Earth and panoramas of the surface of Titan, Saturn s largest moon This breathtaking volume, including authoritative essays on the planetary system and the mission, reveals the planet, its ethereally beautiful rings, and its 40 moons in ways never before seen or recorded Astonishing, amazing, and personal Dr David LivingstonHost, The Space Show

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    One Reply to “Saturn: A New View”

    1. Sixth From The Sun!This amazing coffee-table book allows you to get up-close and personal with Saturn and some of its many moons. It took a collaborative effort by three people to get this book into print: Laura Lovett- graphic design; Joan Horvath -aeronautical engineer and Dr Jeff Cuzzi- astronomy, Saturn and planetary ring specialist. Horvath starts out the text portion of Saturn: A New View with a brief look at the history of observational astronomy, the telescope, the space program and the [...]

    2. On funds drawn from a Christmas gift card to Borders Bookstore, I purchased this wonderful hardbound volume: my first official coffee table book! Filled with awe-inspiring images taken by the nuclear-powered Cassini space probe orbiting Saturn, and accompanied by informative text, this is a great coffee table book for space enthusiasts to dress their living rooms with. Now all I need is a coffee table to put it on.

    3. An absolutely beautiful book! The images of the ringed world are breathtaking. The book tells the story of the Cassini spacecraft and its smaller companion lander Huygens. The information and images relayed back to Earth will forever change how we look and think about the sixth planet, Saturn.

    4. Wonderful pictures, plus insights into rings, moons, water and organic chemistry on other worlds. I put some of these insights into trivia question form:/trivia/work/3011579-satoodreads/trivia/author/3930629.J

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