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By Ronald Stoyan,Storm Dunlop

in the course of the a while, comets, enigmatic and gorgeous wandering gadgets that seem for weeks or months, have alternately interested and terrified humankind. the results of 5 years of cautious study, Atlas of serious Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the best comets which were witnessed and documented because the center a long time. specific cognizance is given to the cultural and clinical impression of every visual appeal, supported through a wealth of pictures, from woodcuts, engravings, historic work and artifacts, to a show off of the easiest astronomical pictures and pictures. Following the advent, giving the large old context and a contemporary medical interpretation, the good Comets characteristic in chronological order. for every, there's a modern description of its visual appeal in addition to its medical, cultural and old importance. no matter if you're an armchair astronomer or a pro comet-chaser, this mind-blowing reference merits a spot in your shelf.

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