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The planetary and stellar worlds

a popular exposition of the great discoveries and theories of modern astronomy.

by O. M. Mitchel

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Published by C. Scribner in New York .
Written in English

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  • Astronomy

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    StatementIn a series of ten lectures. By O. M. Mitchel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB51 .M68 1852
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 17-336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6957410M
    LC Control Number05021493
    OCLC/WorldCa3174033

    Learning Objectives. By the end of this section, you will be able to: Compare the planetary evolution of Venus, Earth, and Mars; Venus, Mars, and our own planet Earth form a remarkably diverse triad of worlds. Although all three orbit in roughly the same inner zone around the Sun and all apparently started with about the same chemical mix of silicates and metals, their evolutionary paths have.


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