A Field Guide to the Planets

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A Field Guide to the Planets

2019

Get to know your planets with help from Professor Sabine Stanley's thrilling ride of discovery, illustrated by the phenomenal images NASA has gathered through its telescopes, cameras, and laboratories on Earth and among the...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Sabine Stanley
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

How the Solar System Family Is Organized
Episode 1
How the Solar System Family Is Organized
Mercury, the Extreme Little Planet
Episode 2
Mercury, the Extreme Little Planet
Venus, the Veiled Greenhouse Planet
Episode 3
Venus, the Veiled Greenhouse Planet
Earth: How Plate Tectonics Sets Up Life
Episode 4
Earth: How Plate Tectonics Sets Up Life
Orbiting Earth: Up through the Atmosphere
Episode 5
Orbiting Earth: Up through the Atmosphere
Exploring the Earth-Moon System
Episode 6
Exploring the Earth-Moon System
Humans on the Moon: A Never-Ending Story
Episode 7
Humans on the Moon: A Never-Ending Story
Exploring Mars from Space and the Ground
Episode 8
Exploring Mars from Space and the Ground
Water on Mars and Prospects for Life
Episode 9
Water on Mars and Prospects for Life
Near-Earth Asteroids and the Asteroid Belt
Episode 10
Near-Earth Asteroids and the Asteroid Belt
Mighty Jupiter, The Ruling Gas Giant
Episode 11
Mighty Jupiter, The Ruling Gas Giant
Jupiter’s Planetlike System of Moons
Episode 12
Jupiter’s Planetlike System of Moons
Saturn and the Rings: Gravity’s Masterpiece
Episode 13
Saturn and the Rings: Gravity’s Masterpiece
Saturn’s Moons: Titan to Enceladus
Episode 14
Saturn’s Moons: Titan to Enceladus
Uranus: A Water World on Its Side
Episode 15
Uranus: A Water World on Its Side
Neptune: Windy with the Wildest Moon
Episode 16
Neptune: Windy with the Wildest Moon
Pluto and Charon: The Binary Worlds
Episode 17
Pluto and Charon: The Binary Worlds
Comets, the Kuiper Belt, and the Oort Cloud
Episode 18
Comets, the Kuiper Belt, and the Oort Cloud
How Our Sun Defines Our Solar System
Episode 19
How Our Sun Defines Our Solar System
A Solar System Time Machine and Meteorites
Episode 20
A Solar System Time Machine and Meteorites
What the Biggest Exoplanets Reveal
Episode 21
What the Biggest Exoplanets Reveal
Closing in on Earthlike Exoplanets
Episode 22
Closing in on Earthlike Exoplanets
Planets Migrated in Our Early Solar System!
Episode 23
Planets Migrated in Our Early Solar System!
Human Futures in the Solar System
Episode 24
Human Futures in the Solar System