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Falling stars [electronic resource] : a guide to meteors and meteorites / Mike D. Reynolds.

By: Reynolds, Michael D.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2010Edition: 2nd ed., rev. and updated.Description: 1 online resource (x, 150 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780811742214 (electronic bk.); 0811742210 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Meteors | Meteorites | SCIENCE / AstronomyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Falling stars.DDC classification: 523.5/1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Falling stars! -- Meteor watching -- Meteor showers -- Meteorites -- Meteorite classification -- Collecting meteorites -- Meteorite craters -- Tektites -- Appendix A: Bibliography -- Appendix B: Organizations -- Appendix C: Meteorites and museums -- Appendix D: Meteorite dealers -- Appendix E: Meteorite verification laboratories -- Appendix F: Sample meteorites.
Summary: This volume provides an overview of meteors and comets, descriptions of major meteor showers, major impact craters, famous meteorite falls, as well as a breakdown of the various types of meteorites and tektites. The author includes a list of meteorite dealers and a price guide for every popular meteorite in addition to advice on meteor watching, recording data, photographing meteors, and the meteorological calendar.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-118) and index.

Falling stars! -- Meteor watching -- Meteor showers -- Meteorites -- Meteorite classification -- Collecting meteorites -- Meteorite craters -- Tektites -- Appendix A: Bibliography -- Appendix B: Organizations -- Appendix C: Meteorites and museums -- Appendix D: Meteorite dealers -- Appendix E: Meteorite verification laboratories -- Appendix F: Sample meteorites.

This volume provides an overview of meteors and comets, descriptions of major meteor showers, major impact craters, famous meteorite falls, as well as a breakdown of the various types of meteorites and tektites. The author includes a list of meteorite dealers and a price guide for every popular meteorite in addition to advice on meteor watching, recording data, photographing meteors, and the meteorological calendar.

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Falling stars by Reynolds, Michael D. ©2010
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