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Astromineralogy (Lecture Notes in Physics) by Thomas Henning

By Thomas Henning

Astromineralogy offers with the technology of accumulating mineralogical details from the astronomical spectroscopy of asteroids, comets and mud within the circumstellar environments regularly. This box has bought an immense strengthen with the trustworthy identity of minerals via the Infrared house Observatory. the 1st version of this booklet, released in 2003, was once the 1st entire and coherent account of this interesting box. information bought meanwhile with the Spitzer Infrared area Telescope, the stardust venture to the comet 81P / Wild 2, and with the Cassini undertaking, including growth in ground-based observations and laboratory astrophysics shape the root for this up-to-date and generally prolonged moment edition.Beyond addressing the expert within the box, the publication is meant as a high-level yet readable creation to astromineralogy for either the nonspecialist researcher and the complicated student.

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Astromineralogy (Lecture Notes in Physics)

Astromineralogy offers with the technological know-how of collecting mineralogical details from the astronomical spectroscopy of asteroids, comets and dirt within the circumstellar environments typically. This box has got a huge increase with the trustworthy identity of minerals via the Infrared area Observatory.

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