Cometography: A Catalogue of Comets: v. 5: 1960-1982 (BOK)

Gary W. Kronk, Maik Meyer

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Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history. It uses the most reliable orbits known to determine the distances from the Earth and Sun at the time a comet was discovered and last observed, as well as the largest and smallest angular distance to the Sun, most northerly and southerly declination, closest distance to the Earth, and other details to enable the reader to understand the physical appearance of each well-observed comet. Volume 5 provides a complete discussion of the observations and pertinent calculations for every comet seen between 1960 and 1982. The comets are listed in chronological order, with complete references to publications relating to each comet and physical descriptions of each comet's development throughout its apparition. Cometography will be valuable to historians of science as well as providing amateur and professional astronomers with a definitive reference on comets through the ages.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Gary W. Kronk, Maik Meyer
ISBN 9780521872263
Antall sider 832 Dimensjoner 17,7cm x 25,3cm x 4,5cm
Vekt 1850 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Solar system: the Sun & planets