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  • Meteors and How to Observe Themby Robert Lunsford

    Springer 2008; US$ 34.95

    Explains how best to view meteor activity under a variety of conditions, regardless of the observer's location. Instead of focusing on just one region in the world, this book includes observing conditions for four different regions such as high northern latitudes, low northern latitudes, equatorial regions, and low southern latitudes. more...

  • The Tungus Event, or The Great Siberian Meteoriteby John Engledew

    Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 21.95

    Something  exploded above Siberia in 1908 and no one is quite sure what ? or  why. What burned 830 square miles of forest and some 30 million trees on a fine summer's morning? This book combines a hard popular science approach and lively description of the "Tungus event", giving the reader the stories of... more...

  • David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showersby David H. Levy

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 23.00

    Introduction to observing meteors for both seasoned and budding astronomers. more...

  • The Collision of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiterby Keith S. Noll; Harold A. Weaver; Paul D. Feldman

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 78.00

    Sixteen chapters from international experts provide the standard reference on the event for graduate students and researchers in astronomy and planetary science. more...

  • Comets and How to Observe Themby Richard Schmude

    Springer 2010; US$ 34.95

    Comets have inspired wonder, excitement and even fear ever since they were first observed. But they are important members of the solar system, that contain material from early in the life of the system, held in deep-freeze. This makes them key in our understanding of the formation and evolution of many Solar System bodies. Recent ground- and space-based... more...

  • Physics of Cometsby K.S. Krishna Swamy

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 165.00

    This revised edition places a unique emphasis on all the new results from ground-based, satellites and space missions - detection of molecule H2 and prompt emission lines of OH for the first time; discovery of X-rays in comets; observed diversity in chemical composition among comets; the puzzle of the constancy of spin temperature; the well-established... more...

  • Dark Matter in the Universeby S. Bonometto; J. Primack; A. Provenzale

    IOS Press 1997; US$ 237.00

    Physics and astrophysics came to dark matter through many different routes, finally accepting it, but often with some distaste. It has been noticed that the existence of dark matter is yet another displacement of humans from the centre of the Universe: not only do our planet and our sun have no central position in the Universe, not only are humans... more...

  • Meteor Showersby Gary W. Kronk

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Meteor showers are among the most spectacular celestial events that may be observed by the naked eye, and have been the object of fascination throughout human history. In 'Meter Showers: An Annotated Catalog' the interested observer can access detailed research on over 100 annual and periodic meteor streams in order to capitalize on these majestic... more...

  • Blazing a Ghostly Trailby Peter Grego

    Springer 2013; US$ 34.99

    Ice and Fire: Great Comets to Come was written because a special celestial event climaxes towards the end of 2013 the arrival, fresh from the Oort Cloud, of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON). By all predictions even the most pessimistic ones this comet is set to be one of, perhaps the most, dazzling comet seen in modern history and has the astronomical world... more...

  • Dark Matterby Debasish Majumdar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Dark Matter: An Introduction tackles the rather recent but fast-growing subject of astroparticle physics, encompassing three main areas of fundamental physics: cosmology, particle physics, and astrophysics. Accordingly, the book discusses symmetries, conservation laws, relativity, and cosmological parameters and measurements, as well as the astrophysical... more...