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Field Guide To Meteors And Meteorites

Author : O. Richard Norton
ISBN : 9781848001572
Genre : Science
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What is unique about Richard Norton's book is that it is both a field guide to observing meteors, and also a field guide to locating, preparing and analysing meteorites. In addition to giving the reader information about observing techniques for meteors, this book also provides a fully detailed account of the types of meteorites, how and where to find them, how to prepare and analyse them. The book provides everything the amateur astronomer (or geologist!) needs to know about meteors and meteorites. It is thus the only complete book on the subject available at present.

What S So Mysterious About Meteorites

Author : O. Richard Norton
ISBN : 0878425918
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explains where meteorites come from, describes what they are made of, and shares tips on finding them.

A Field Guide To The Familiar

Author : Gale Lawrence
ISBN : 0874518652
Genre : Nature
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Essays offer a fresh look at common plants, animals, and natural phenomena

Falling Stars

Author : Mike D. Reynolds
ISBN : 9780811742214
Genre : Science
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Month-by-month information on meteor showers and how to make the most of watching them. Advice on starting and building a meteorite collection plus the scientific explanation of what meteors are and where they come from. Includes new information about recent space exploration and studies of meteors.

Kaufman Field Guide To Nature Of New England

Author : Kenn Kaufman
ISBN : 9780618456970
Genre : Nature
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Presents an illustrated field guide to the plants, wildlife, night sky, and natural environments of New England.

The Solar System Jup Sat

Author : David G. Fisher
ISBN : 1587655322
Genre : Science
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Covers 180 features of Earth's solar system, including every major body and phenomenon, offering detailed basic information on all major aspects.

Field Guide To The Apocalypse

Author : Meg Marco
ISBN : 1439188076
Genre : Social Science
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the end is near Surviving the apocalypse is one thing. Enjoying life after most of civilization is wiped out -- that's entirely different. Maybe you can outrun an avalanche, or escape a burning building, but can you really cut it after the unthinkable happens? Can you, for example, deal with damn dirty apes, convert your car to run on bathtub gin, or synthesize a species-saving vaccine from your own mucus? No? Obviously, it's not going to be as easy as you thought to come out of Armageddon as the new ruling king of the world. Any chump off the street could be lucky enough to have the immunity to survive the all-of-humanity-killing disease, or be the one dude who happens to make it through a meteor strike. But not everyone will know what clothes to wear to intimidate, or what kind of vehicle you want to be driving in the postapocalyptic wasteland. Not everyone will have the sense to discern whether their food is, in fact, people. You can survive the apocalypse without this book. But the apocalypse isn't the problem: It's what happens afterward. You against the other people left in the world. You'd better be prepared.

Canadian Journal Of Earth Sciences

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ISBN : MINN:31951P01149434Y
Genre : Geology
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Falling Stars

Author : Michael D. Reynolds
ISBN : 0811727556
Genre : Science
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How meteors & meteorites form, where to find them along with expert advice on collecting.

Stars Of The Southern Skies

Author : Mary FitzGerald
ISBN : UCSC:32106015676965
Genre : Science
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Many field guides and popular books on amateur astronomy have been written, but few are devoted entirely to the rich skies of the southern hemisphere. This book draws on the knowledge of a galaxy of South African experts to offer stargazers some unique insights into the night skies in their half of the world. An introduction addresses the question: 'If I want to make a hobby of astronomy, how do I go about it?' A practical chapter is devoted to how to choose an instrument -- from binoculars to telescopes -- with which to view the moon, the planets and the stars. Comets, meteors (methods of observing and times) and meteorites are the subject of one chapter; the myths -- classical and ethnic -- relating to southern hemisphere stars and constellations are detailed in another. Color charts which will assist in the recognition of the constellations and their principal stars are extensively illustrated with superb graphics by Frank Flowers, a former lecturer at the Planetarium at the University of the Witwatersrand, making this book a must for all budding amateur astronomers and an interesting addition to the shelves of the experts.

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