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By Ronald Stoyan,Storm Dunlop

in the course of the a while, comets, enigmatic and lovely wandering gadgets that seem for weeks or months, have alternately involved and terrified humankind. the results of 5 years of cautious study, Atlas of significant Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the best comets which have been witnessed and documented because the center a long time. distinct recognition is given to the cultural and medical impression of every visual appeal, supported via a wealth of pictures, from woodcuts, engravings, historic work and artifacts, to a exhibit of the simplest astronomical pictures and pictures. Following the creation, giving the vast ancient context and a contemporary clinical interpretation, the good Comets characteristic in chronological order. for every, there's a modern description of its visual appeal in addition to its clinical, cultural and historic value. no matter if you're an armchair astronomer or a professional comet-chaser, this awesome reference merits a spot in your shelf.

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