Cometography Volume 5 1960 1982

Definitive reference on comets seen from 1960 to 1982, for amateur and professional astronomers, and historians of science.

Cometography  Volume 5  1960 1982

Author: Gary W. Kronk

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052187226X

Page: 832

View: 949

Definitive reference on comets seen from 1960 to 1982, for amateur and professional astronomers, and historians of science.

Cometography Volume 5 1960 1982

Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history.

Cometography  Volume 5  1960 1982

Author: Gary W. Kronk

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052187226X

Page: 832

View: 831

Definitive reference on comets seen from 1960 to 1982, for amateur and professional astronomers, and historians of science.

Cometography Volume 5 1960 1982

Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history.

Cometography  Volume 5  1960 1982

Author: Gary W. Kronk

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052187226X

Page: 832

View: 291

Definitive reference on comets seen from 1960 to 1982, for amateur and professional astronomers, and historians of science.

Hunting and Imaging Comets

Cambridge University Press 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0521585064. Cometography
Volume 4. 1933 – 1959. Cambridge University Press 2008. ISBN-13: 978-
0521585071. Cometography Volume 5. 19601982. Cambridge University
Press 2010.

Hunting and Imaging Comets

Author: Martin Mobberley

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441969057

Page: 394

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For many astronomers, the holy grail of observation is to discover a comet, not least because comets always bear the name of their discoverer! Hunting and Imaging Comets was written for comet hunters and digital imagers who want to discover, rediscover, monitor, and make pictures of comets using astronomical CCD cameras and DSLRs. The old days of the purely visual comet hunter are pretty much over, but this is not to say that amateurs have lost interest in finding comets. The books also covers the discovery of comet fragments in the SOHO image data, CCD monitoring of older comets prone to violent outbursts, the imaging of new NEOs (Near Earth Objects) that have quite often been revealed as comets - not asteroids - by amateur astronomers, and the finding of recent comets impacting Jupiter.

Cometography Ancient 1799

In many cases, dates of important historical events can be corrected based on the appearance of a comet and identified using this book.

Cometography  Ancient 1799

Author: Gary W. Kronk

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521585040

Page:

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Cometography is a catalog of every comet observed throughout history. It is the most complete and comprehensive collection of data on comets available. Cometography comes in four sequential volumes and this, the first, covers ancient times through to the end of the eighteenth century. Cometography uses the most reliable orbits known to determine all the key parameters of each well observed comet. Cometography also provides non-technical details to help the reader understand how the comet may have influenced various cultures at the time of its appearance. All the information in Cometography has been sourced directly from the original documents, including European monastic histories, Roman, Greek and Muslim texts, Chinese, Japanese and Korean scripts. In many cases, dates of important historical events can be corrected based on the appearance of a comet. In this way, 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.

Cometography Volume 4 1933 1959

Cometography  Volume 4  1933   1959

Author: Gary W. Kronk

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139475878

Page:

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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 4 provides a complete discussion of each comet seen from 1933 to 1959. It includes physical descriptions made throughout each comet's apparition. The comets are listed in chronological order, and each listing includes complete references to publications relating to the comet. This book is the most complete and comprehensive collection of comet data available, and provides amateur and professional astronomers, and historians of science, with a definitive reference on comets through the ages.

Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

... began a quest to catalogue every comet recorded in human history. Volume
One (Ancient Comets to 1799) of his four-part Cometography was published in
1999. (M 50465) Volume Five (Comets 1960-1982) was published in 2010. (
48373) ...

Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

Author: Lutz D. Schmadel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642297188

Page: 1452

View: 251

The quantity of numbered minor planets has now well exceeded a quarter million. The new sixth edition of the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, which is the IAU’s official reference work for the field, now covers more than 17,000 named minor planets. In addition to being of practical value for identification purposes, the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names provides authoritative information on the basis of the rich and colorful variety of ingenious names, from heavenly goddesses to artists, from scientists to Nobel laureates, from historical or political figures to ordinary women and men, from mountains to buildings, as well as a variety of compound terms and curiosities. This sixth edition of the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names has grown by more than 7,000 entries compared to the fifth edition and by more than 2,000 compared to the fifth edition, including its two addenda published in 2006 and 2009. In addition, there are many corrections, revisions and updates to the entries published in earlier editions. This work is an abundant source of information for anyone interested in minor planets and who enjoys reading about the people and things minor planets commemorate.