Falling Stars

A Guide to Meteors & Meteorites

Mike Reynolds

Publication date:
August 2010
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Illustration :
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ISBN : 9780811736169

Dimensions : 210 X 140 mm
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Month-by-month information on meteor showers and how to make the most of watching themAdvice on starting and building a meteorite collection plus the scientific explanation of what meteors are and where they come fromIncludes new information about recent space exploration and studies of meteorsMike Reynolds' guide to meteors and meteorites is revised and updated to include the latest information about meteor study and sightings. The book covers the basics of observing, studying, and collecting meteors and meteorites, appealing to a range of readers, from the amateur astronomer to the aspiring meteorite collector. Included are helpful tables and references, such as a list of yearly meteor showers and a directory of meteorite dealers.