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Author Reynolds, Michael D.
Title Falling stars : a guide to meteors and meteorites / Mike D. Reynolds.
Imprint Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, [2010]
Edition Second edition, revised and updated.

Author Reynolds, Michael D.
Subject Meteors.
Description 1 online resource (x, 150 pages) : illustrations
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Edition Second edition, revised and updated.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-118) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780811742214 (electronic bk.)
0811742210 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 778447359
Additional Format Print version: Reynolds, Michael D. Falling stars. 2nd ed., rev. and updated. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©2010 9780811736169 (DLC) 2009049982 (OCoLC)482584650

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