TitleField guide to meteors and meteorites
Author(s)O. Richard Norton;Lawrence A. Chitwood
PublicationLondon, Springer, 2008.
Description1 online resource (xv, 287 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Abstract NoteIt is said that astronomy is one of the few remaining fields in which amateurs can make a real contribution to science, and nowhere is this more true than in the field of meteors and meteorites. Although meteors are isolated and unpredictable, it is possible to predict when meteor showers - usually associated with old comets - are due; they last a couple of days, during which many meteors can be observed in a single night. Equipment for watching, counting and even measuring meteors can range from the simplest (a chair) to sophisticated all-sky cameras. What is unique about meteors in astronomi
Contents Notept. 1. Ancient fragments of the solar system -- pt. 2. The family of meteorites -- pt. 3. Collecting and analyzing meteorites
NotesIncludes indexes. -Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Keyword(s)1. ASTROGEOLOGY 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. METEORS 5. SCIENCE
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