Cometary Science after Hale-Bopp Volume 2 Proceedings of IAU Colloquium 186 21–25 January 2002, Tenerife, Spain

Comet Hale-Bopp defines a milestone event for cometary science: it is the first "really big" comet observed with modern equipment on the ground and from space and due to that; it is considered the new reference object in cometary sciences. At the beginning of a new era in spacecraft explor...

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Main Author: Boehnhardt, H.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Combi, M. (Editor), Kidger, M. R. (Editor), Schulz, R. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2002, 2002
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Summary:Comet Hale-Bopp defines a milestone event for cometary science: it is the first "really big" comet observed with modern equipment on the ground and from space and due to that; it is considered the new reference object in cometary sciences. At the beginning of a new era in spacecraft exploration of comets and five years after Hale-Bopp's perihelion passage these proceedings of invited and contributed papers for IAU Colloquium 186 "Cometary Science after Hale-Bopp" review the state-of-the-art knowledge on comets, the icy, dusty and most primordial left-overs of the formation disk of our own solar system
Physical Description:XI, 524 p online resource
ISBN:9789401710886