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Burgess, Eric 1920-2005

Overview
Works: 53 works in 303 publications in 4 languages and 11,776 library holdings
Genres: Observations  Rocket observations  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other
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Most widely held works by Eric Burgess
Flight to Mercury by Bruce C Murray( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer, first to Jupiter, Saturn, and beyond by Richard O Fimmel( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outpost on Apollo's moon by Eric Burgess( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- John Barkham Reviews
The voyage of Mariner 10 : mission to Venus and Mercury by James A Dunne( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venus, an errant twin by Eric Burgess( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the history of major discoveries about Venus and outlines some of the great controversies surrounding them
Uranus and Neptune : the distant giants by Eric Burgess( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burgess presents an up-to-date account of Uranus and Neptune that includes a brief story of their discoveries in 1781 and 1846, respectively. Drawing on information received from space explorations of Pioneers 10 and 11, and Voyagers 1 and 2, he discusses the physical nature of these heavenly objects, their satellites, and ring systems. He also examines their position within the solar system. ISBN 0-231-06492-6: $29.95
Pioneer odyssey by Richard O Fimmel( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The success of Pioneer 11 in repeating an encounter with the giant planet Jupiter and producing unique images of the north polar regions of the planet necessitated an updating of [the previous edition] SP-349. Additional material has been added to the descriptive material about the flight of the spacecraft in Chapter 5. The following chapter, describing the results of the two missions, has been completely updated in the light of further interpretations of the Pioneer 10 data coupled with the new data from Pioneer 11. And additional Chapter 9 has been added to provide a selection of the better images obtained by Pioneer 11. This chapter also includes images of the four Galilean satellites
To the red planet by Eric Burgess( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Japanese and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far encounter : the Neptune system by Eric Burgess( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the twelve-year odyssey of the Voyager spacecraft, and discusses the new findings about Neptune: its atmosphere, satellites, gravitational field, and other surprises, with more than thirty-five photographs from NASA
Return to the red planet by Eric Burgess( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a wide-ranging discussion of the fourth planet, examining the place of Mars in mythology and fiction, the science of the planet, and plans for future exploration
Pioneer Venus by Richard O Fimmel( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By Jupiter : odysseys to a giant by Eric Burgess( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering Venus : a planet unveiled by Richard O Fimmel( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier to space by Eric Burgess( Book )

31 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satellites and spaceflight by Eric Burgess( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into the thermosphere : the atmosphere explorers by Eric Burgess( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guided weapons by Eric Burgess( Book )

15 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer odyssey : encounter with a giant by Richard O Fimmel( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long-range ballistic missiles by Eric Burgess( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celestial BASIC : astronomy on your computer by Eric Burgess( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Burgess, Eric

Eric Burgess astrònom britànic

Eric Burgess astronom britanik

Eric Burgess astronome britannique

Eric Burgess astrónomo británico

Eric Burgess astrônomo norte-americano

Eric Burgess astronomo statunitense

Eric Burgess astrónomu estauxunidense (1920–2005)

Eric Burgess British astronomer

اريك بورغس عالم فلك بريطاني

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