Pluto bibliography

Pluto & the outer Solar System
References & bibliography

1 Books

1.1 Books (specifically about Pluto and the outer Solar System)

Jacques Crovisier & Thérèse Encrenaz, (Translated by Stephen Lyle), Comet Science, Cambridge UP, 2000

John Davies, Beyond Pluto: Exploring the outer limits of the Solar System, Cambridge UP, 2001

Barrie W Jones, Pluto: Sentinel of the Outer Solar System, Cambridge UP, 2010

David H Levy, The Quest for Comets, Oxford UP, 1995

NASA, New Horizons Pluto Flyby Press Kit, July 2015

NASA/Southwest Research Institute/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, New Horizons The First Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt: Exploring Frontier Worlds Mission Guide, January 2006

Govert Schilling, The Hunt for Planet X: New Worlds and the Fate of Pluto, Copernicus Books/Springer, 2009

Tom Standage, The Neptune File: Planet Detectives and the Discovery of Worlds Unseen, Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, 2000

Carl Sagan & Anne Druyan, Comet, Headline, 1997

Alan Stern & Jacqueline Mitton, Pluto and Charon: Ice worlds on the Ragged Edge of the Solar System, Wiley-Interscience, 1999

1.2 Books (with some coverage of Pluto and the outer Solar System)

Robert H Baker, Astronomy: A Textbook for University and College Students, D van Nostrand Company, 3rd edition, 1938

J Kelly Beatty, Carolyn Collins Petersen & Andrew Chaikin, The New Solar System, Sky Publishing Corp/Cambridge UP, 4th edition, 1999

Roger Dymock, Asteroids and Dwarf Planets and How to Observe Them, Springer, 2010

Stephen Eales, Planets and Planetary Systems, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009

T Encrenaz, J-P Bibring, & M Blanc, (Translated by S Dunlop), The Solar System, Springer, 2nd edition, 1995

Fred Hoyle, Frontiers of Astronomy, William Heinemann, 1955

John S Lewis, Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System, Academic Press, 1997

Katharina Lodders & Bruce Fegley, Jr., Chemistry of the Solar System, RSC Publishing, 2011

Katharina Lodders & Bruce Fegley, Jr., The Planetary Scientist’s Companion, Oxford UP, 1998

Neil McBride & Iain Gilmour (eds), An Introduction to the Solar System, The Open University/Cambridge UP, 2004

Patrick Moore & Robin Rees, Data Book of Astronomy, Cambridge UP, 2011

Paul Murdin & Margaret Penston (eds), The Canopus Encyclopedia of Astronomy, Canopus, 2004

Ian Ridpath & John Woodruff (eds), Philip’s Astronomy Dictionary, George Philip Ltd/Reed International, 1995

Richard P Wayne, Chemistry of atmospheres, Oxford UP, 3rd edition, 2000

2 Papers & articles

2.1 General

Paul Abel, The Story of Pluto, BBC Sky at Night, 123, August 2015, p63-67

Maggie Aderin-Pocock, A Passion for Space, BBC Sky at Night, 123, August 2015, p21

Chris Bramley (ed), Pluto at Opposition, BBC Sky at Night, 122, July 2015, p44, p47

Keith Cooper, Pluto: The Story So Far, Astronomy Now, 29:7, July 2015, pp32 – 35

Richard Miles, Pluto and Ceres: see them yourself, Astronomy Now, 29:7, July 2015, pp62 – 63

Eliot F Young, Richard P Binzel & Keenan Crane, A two-color map of Pluto’s sub-Charon hemisphere, The Astronomical Journal, 121, January 2001, pp552 – 561

2.2 Pluto as a dwarf planet

Kulvinder Singh Chadha, Should Pluto count? Astronomy Now, 20:9, September 2006, pp26 – 32

Stuart Clark, Pluto to be or not to be? Astronomy Now, 20:10, October 2006, pp28 – 31

Owen Gingerich, Losing it in Prague: The Inside Story of Pluto’s Demotion, Sky & Telescope, 112:5, November 2006, pp34 – 39

William Harwood, Is Pluto a Planet? Astronomy Now, 29:6, June 2015, pp45 – 46

Chris Marshall, Explained in 60 Seconds: Why Pluto is not a Planet? CAP Journal, Issue 18, September 2015, p4, available online at http://www.capjournal.org/issues/18/index.php

Patrick Moore, The Universe according to Patrick Moore, BBC Sky at Night, 17, October 2006, pp5 – 6

Iwan Williams & Jocelyn Bell-Burnell, Meeting Report: What it takes to make a planet, Astronomy & Geophysics, 47:5, pp5.16 – 5.17, October 2006

2.3 New Horizons and Pluto, Charon and beyond

David Baker (ed), Dwarfs reign supreme! Spaceflight, 57:11, November 2015, p429

David Baker (ed), Homing on Pluto, Spaceflight, 57:8, August 2015, pp306-307

Sue Bowler, Editorial: A toe in the water, Astronomy & Geophysics, 56:5, October 2015, pp5.4; see also cover and p5.3

Chris Bramley (ed), Mission accomplished, BBC Sky at Night, 124, September 2015, pp6 - 7

Chris Bramley (ed), New Horizons closes in on Pluto, BBC Sky at Night, 122, July 2015, p11

Chris Bramley (ed), BBC Sky at Night Special, BBC Sky at Night, 122, July 2015, p19

Adam Brownsell, From space, knowledge: Space exploration is a worthy enterprise, Chemistry World, 12:8, August 2015, p1

Adam Brownsell (ed), News in Brief: New Horizons detects methane on Pluto, Chemistry World, 12:8, August 2015, p5

Adam Brownsell (ed), In the Papers: Pluto pictured, Chemistry World, 12:8, August 2015, p11

Adam Brownsell (ed), Through the Lens, Chemistry World, 12:8, August 2015, pp40 - 41

Stephen Clark, Pluto revealed, Astronomy Now, 29:9, September 2015, pp36 – 43

Stephen Clark, Saved from the brink, Astronomy Now, 29:9, September 2015, pp44 – 45

Keith Cooper, Voyage to the Land of Ices, Astronomy Now, 29:7, July 2015, pp36 – 41

Keith Cooper, Beyond Pluto, Astronomy Now, 29:7, July 2015, pp49 – 50

Philip Corneille FRAS and David Baker, Pluto Revealed, Spaceflight, 57:9, September 2015, pp326 - 329

Jason Davis, Pushing Back the Frontier: How the Planetary Society Helped Send a Spacecraft to Pluto, The Planetary Report, 35:2, June Solstice 2015, pp6 – 12

Peter Grego (ed), Pluto in plain view, Popular Astronomy, 62:5, September-October 2015, pp24 - 25

William Harwood, Encountering Pluto, Astronomy Now, 29:7, July 2015, pp42 – 46

Emily Lakdawalla, Pluto: The Best is yet to come, Astronomy Now, 29:8, August 2015, pp36 – 39

Chris Lintott, Comment, BBC Sky at Night, 124, September 2015, p11

John Mason, New Horizons at Pluto: The first results, in John Mason (ed), Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy 2016, Macmillan, 2015, pp377 - 404

Hazel McGee (ed), J Br Astron Assoc, 125:4, August 2015, Cover & p190

Elizabeth Pearson, Bulletin: New Horizons reaches Pluto, BBC Sky at Night, 124, August 2015, p11

Elizabeth Pearson, The Last New Horizon, BBC Sky at Night, 123, August 2015, pp69-73

Justin Ray, The Race to Reach Pluto, Astronomy Now, 20:1, January 2006, pp24 - 26

Philip Robinson (Deputy Ed), Probe sees red over Pluto, Chemistry World, 12:9, September 2015, p7

Dave Rothery, Pluto and Charon from New Horizons, Astronomy & Geophysics, 56:5, October 2015, pp5.19 – 5.22

Joseph Scaife, Pluto and Charon: the odd couple, Popular Astronomy, 62:5, September-October 2015, pp15 – 17

John Spencer, On to Pluto: New Horizons heads off to explore the new frontier, Planetary Report, XXVI:2, March/April 2006, pp24 - 26

S Alan Stern, Journey to the furthest planet, in Sci. Amer. Special Edition, 13:3, 2003, pp84 – 91

Steven Young (ed), Pluto: A better look, Astronomy Now, 29:10, October 2015, pp44 – 45

2.4 Edgeworth–Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud

David W Hughes, Quaoar and the Edgeworth–Kuiper Belt, Astronomy & Geophysics, 44:3, June 2003, pp3.21 – 3.22

Gemma Lavender, The Plutoids: Class of 2008, Astronomy Now, 25:11, November 2011, pp26-29

William B McKinnon, Out on the Edge, Nature, 416, 11 July 2002, pp135 – 137

Duncan Steel, Mysteries of the frozen frontier, BBC Sky at Night, 10, March 2006, pp 38 – 43

Paul R Weissman, The Oort Cloud, in Sci. Amer. Special Edition, 13:3, 2003, pp92 – 100

2.5 Comets

Andy Extance, Philae poses chemistry conundrum: As the Philae lander bounced across comet 67P's surface, two instruments took sniffs of its environment, Chemistry World, 12:9, September 2015, p22

Jennifer Newton, More than dirty snowballs? Comets are thought to represent leftover building blocks of the solar system. Jennifer Newton plunges into what they might tell us – and finds more questions than answers, Chemistry World, 12:8, August 2015, pp46 - 49

Jonathan Shanklin, Decades of comets, Popular Astronomy, 62:5, September-October 2015, pp29 - 30

2.5 Pioneer anomaly

Marcus Chown, Strange attraction, New Scientist, 175:2352, 20 July 2002, pp28 – 32

Slava G Turyshev, Viktor T Toth, Gary Kinsella, Siu-Chun Lee, Shing M Lok and Jordan Ellis, Support for the thermal origin of the Pioneer anomaly, Physical Review Letters, (in press); available from http://www.planetary.org/blogs/bruce-betts/3459.html

2.6 Voyager Interstellar Mission

Karen H Robinett, The Voyager Interstellar Mission, Astronomy Now, 4:3, March 1990, pp25 – 28

Duncan Steel, Mystery at the edge of the Solar System, BBC Sky at Night, 16, September 2006, pp26 – 32

3 Websites

Pluto: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/pluto/

International Astronomical Union: http://www.iau.org/ and http://www.iau.org/public/themes/pluto/

New Horizons: http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/

Planetary Society Pioneer Anomaly Project: http://planetary.org/programs/projects/pioneer_anomaly/

Voyager Interstellar Mission: http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/interstellar.html

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