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By Ronald Stoyan,Storm Dunlop

ISBN-10: 110709349X

ISBN-13: 9781107093492

through the a while, comets, enigmatic and gorgeous wandering items that seem for weeks or months, have alternately interested and terrified humankind. the results of 5 years of cautious study, Atlas of serious Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the best comets which were witnessed and documented because the heart a while. detailed realization is given to the cultural and clinical impression of every visual appeal, supported through a wealth of pictures, from woodcuts, engravings, old work and artifacts, to a exhibit of the easiest astronomical images and photographs. Following the advent, giving the extensive historic context and a latest clinical interpretation, the nice Comets function in chronological order. for every, there's a modern description of its visual appeal in addition to its clinical, cultural and ancient value. even if you're an armchair astronomer or a professional comet-chaser, this superb reference merits a spot in your shelf.

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