New PDF release: Atlas of Great Comets

By Ronald Stoyan,Storm Dunlop

ISBN-10: 110709349X

ISBN-13: 9781107093492

in the course of the a long time, 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 examine, Atlas of significant Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the best comets which were witnessed and documented because the heart a while. designated consciousness is given to the cultural and clinical impression of every visual appeal, supported by means of a wealth of pictures, from woodcuts, engravings, historic work and artifacts, to a exhibit of the easiest astronomical photographs and pictures. Following the creation, giving the wide old context and a contemporary medical interpretation, the nice Comets function in chronological order. for every, there's a modern description of its visual appeal in addition to its medical, cultural and ancient importance. even if you're an armchair astronomer or a pro comet-chaser, this incredible reference merits a spot in your shelf.

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