Ices on the satellites of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Jupiter satellites.,
  • Uranus satellites.,
  • Ice.,
  • Saturn satellites.

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Edition Notes

StatementDale P. Cruikshank ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA-TM -- 112308., NASA technical memorandum -- 112308.
ContributionsCruikshank, Dale P., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15504040M

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