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David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showers

Author: David H Levy, Astronom
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this step-by-step guide David Levy encourages readers to go outside and witness meteors and meteor showers for themselves. Any necessary science is explained simply and clearly. This is a perfect  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David H Levy, Astronom
ISBN: 9780521696913 0521696917 9780511735196 0511735197
OCLC Number: 890766257
Description: Online-Datei
Contents: Preface; 1. July 4, 1956; 2. What is a meteor?; 3. Some historical notes; 4. Small rocks and dust in space; 5. Observing meteors; 6. Recording meteors; 7. Quadrantids; 8. Lyrids; 9. The Eta Aquarids; 10. The Omicron Draconids; 11. Delta Aquarids; 12. Perseids; 13. The Gamma Pavonids; 14. Orionids; 15. Taurids; 16. Leonids; 17. Geminids; 18. Ursids; 19. Meteor showers throughout the year; Appendix.
Responsibility: David H. Levy.


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