7. Organic Compounds in the Solar System

  1. Prof. Sun Kwok

Published Online: 14 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527637034.ch7

Organic Matter in the Universe

Organic Matter in the Universe

How to Cite

Kwok, S. (2011) Organic Compounds in the Solar System, in Organic Matter in the Universe, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527637034.ch7

Author Information

  1. The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Science, Pukfulam Road, Hong Kong

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409860

Online ISBN: 9783527637034

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Keywords:

  • solar system;
  • meteorites;
  • comets;
  • interplanetary dust particles;
  • asteroids;
  • extra-solar planets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Techniques

  • The Sun

  • The Earth

  • Planets and Planetary Satellites

  • Meteorites

  • Meteoroids and Interplanetary Dust Particles

  • Comets

  • Asteroids

  • Trans-Neptunian Objects

  • Extrasolar Planets

  • Summary