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Asteroids and dwarf planets and how to observe them

Author: Roger Dymock
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2010.
Series: Astronomers' observing guides.
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Dwarf planets (which were formerly called asteroids except for the planet Pluto), and the smaller Solar System bodies still called asteroids today, are making front page news, particularly those that are newly discovered and those that might present a hazard to life on Earth by impacting our planet. In this age of giant telescopes and space probes, these small Solar System bodies have advanced from being tiny points  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dymock, Roger.
Asteroids and dwarf planets and how to observe them.
New York : Springer, 2010
(DLC) 2010938909
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Dymock
ISBN: 9781441964397 1441964398 1282983938 9781282983939
OCLC Number: 694146723
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 248 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: pt. 1. Asteroids and dwarf planets --
pt. 2. Observing guide.
Series Title: Astronomers' observing guides.
Responsibility: Roger Dymock.
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The dwarf planets and asteroids themselves, their origins, orbits, and composition are described, and how amateur astronomers can play a part in their detection, tracking, and imaging. Numerous  Read more...

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