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Cometography

a catalog of comets : 1933-1959

by Gary W. Kronk

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comets,
  • Astronomy,
  • SCIENCE

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGary W. Kronk
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB722 .K75 2009eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (xii, 616 p.)
    Number of Pages616
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27025076M
    ISBN 100511508182
    ISBN 109780511508189
    OCLC/WorldCa320898434

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'This marvellous book was clearly a labour of love. It is a treasure, and will be appreciated for much longer than the century it covers.' Source: New Scientist ' sure to become the standard cometary reference source Every library with a comet section should invest in the Cometography series.

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