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Comet science : the study of remnants from the birth of the solar system

Author: Jacques Crovisier; Thérèse Encrenaz
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Crovisier; Thérèse Encrenaz
ISBN: 0521641799 9780521641791 0521645913 9780521645911
OCLC Number: 40762833
Description: xiii, 173 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: History and science of comets --
What is a comet? --
Visual observations --
Visible and ultraviolet spectroscopy --
1986 exploration of comet halley --
New techniques: infrared, radio and x-ray --
Cometary nucleic and their activity --
Collision of comet shoemaker-levy 9 and jupiter --
Nature of comets --
Comets and the history of the solar system --
Future of cometary research.
Other Titles: Comètes.
Responsibility: Jacques Crovisier and Thérèse Encrenaz ; translated by Stephen Lyle ; foreword by Maurice Bonnet.
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