Observing Comets

Since comet Shoemaker-Levy collided with the planet Jupiter with stupendous force in 1994 there has been an upsurge of amateur interest in comets. Most comets are first discovered by amateur astronomers because there are so many amateurs looking for them, and techniques and instruments have improved...

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Main Authors: James, Nick, North, Gerald (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: London Springer London 2003, 2003
Edition:1st ed. 2003
Series:The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Online Access:
Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Celestial Phantoms
  • Comets Unveiled
  • Comets in Vision
  • Visual Practices
  • Comets in Camera
  • Comets and Computers
  • Comets in Close-up
  • Improving Your Image
  • Advanced Research
  • Recent Great Comets