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By Ronald Stoyan,Storm Dunlop

through the a while, comets, enigmatic and gorgeous wandering items that seem for weeks or months, have alternately involved and terrified humankind. the results of 5 years of cautious examine, Atlas of significant Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the best comets which have been witnessed and documented because the center a long time. exact awareness is given to the cultural and medical effect of every visual appeal, supported through a wealth of pictures, from woodcuts, engravings, ancient work and artifacts, to a show off of the easiest astronomical pictures and photographs. Following the advent, giving the huge ancient context and a latest clinical interpretation, the good Comets function in chronological order. for every, there's a modern description of its visual appeal besides its medical, cultural and ancient importance. even if you're an armchair astronomer or a professional comet-chaser, this impressive reference merits a spot in your shelf.

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