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The mystery of comets

Author: Fred L Whipple; Daniel W E Green
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985.
Series: Smithsonian library of the solar system.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the origin and nature of comets, the latest theories surrounding them, and answers questions for the general reader.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004.
Mystery of comets.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985
(OCoLC)972161745
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred L Whipple; Daniel W E Green
ISBN: 0874749689 9780874749687 0874749719 9780874749717 0521324408 9780521324403
OCLC Number: 12080741
Description: xii, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Smithsonian library of the solar system.
Responsibility: by Fred L. Whipple assisted by Daniel W.E. Green.

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Discusses the origin and nature of comets, the latest theories surrounding them, and answers questions for the general reader.

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