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Astronomy is an OpenStax resource and has been adopted for use at the UofA. This textbook was written to increase student access to high-quality learning materials, maintaining highest standards of academic rigor at little to no cost.
Deals with the atmospheres, surfaces and interiors of the planets and moons, and with the interplanetary environment of plasma fields, as well as with asteroids and meteorites. This encyclopedia describes remote sensing techniques. It is suitable for planetary scientists, astronomers, and those in the field of geophysics, and geology.