An atlas of photographic images of Comet Halley, 1985-1986
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Published by Boyden Observatory, Institute and Dept. of Astronomy, University of the Orange Free State in Bloemfontein, Republic of South Africa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Halley"s comet -- Atlases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesComet Halley, 1985-1986, Boyden Observatory.
Statementby A.H. Jarrett and G.J. Malcolm.
ContributionsMalcolm, G. J., Boyden Observatory.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB723.H2 J37 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2101340M
ISBN 100868863092
LC Control Number88149997
OCLC/WorldCa24285897

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The authors present a catalogue of over one hundred digitised photographic images of Comet Halley obtained during the - apparition. The data were taken using telescopes at Xinglong Station of Beijing Observatory, China, and at Mt. John Observatory, New Zealand. Many activities of the plasma tail, such as jets, kinks, helices, rays, condensations and disconnections were : Zongli Liu, C. Sterken, J. P. de Cuyper. In total there are 30 comets in the book, with 11 of these appearing in the 20th Century. It’s amazing how many times Comet Halley appears throughout the book. Comet Halley appeared in , , , , , and The Atlas of Great Comets contains a great many images of the various comets in both black and white and colour. Throughout the ages, comets, enigmatic and beautiful wandering objects that appear for weeks or months, have alternately fascinated and terrified humankind. The result of five years of careful research, Atlas of Great Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the greatest comets that Author: Ronald Stoyan, Storm Dunlop. Woodcut Of Halley's Comet Photo. Crawford Library/royal Observatory, Edinburgh/ Science Photo Library Bodleian Museum/oxford University Images. $ Noao/science Photo Library. $ More from This Artist Similar Designs. Kepler's Book On Comets Photo. Royal Astronomical Society/science Photo Library. $ More from This Artist.

  He is the founding director of the German deep-sky organisation 'Fachgruppe Deep-Sky' and has authored or co-authored nine books on practical astronomy, including Atlas of the Messier Objects and The Cambridge Photographic Star Atlas. Storm Dunlop is an experienced writer and lecturer on astronomy. Biography. Ronald Stoyan is Editor-in-Chief of Interstellarum, and the proprietor of the independent German publisher Oculum-Verlag, which specialises in amateur astronomy is the founding director of the German deep-sky organisation 'Fachgruppe Deep-Sky' and has authored or-co-authored nine books on practical astronomy, including Atlas of the Messier Objects and The Cambridge. Halley's Comet or Comet Halley, officially designated 1P/Halley, is a short-period comet visible from Earth every 75–76 years. Halley is the only known short-period comet that is regularly visible to the naked eye from Earth, and the only naked-eye comet that can appear twice in a human lifetime. Halley last appeared in the inner parts of the Solar System in and will next appear in mid. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) The Great Comet of , also known as Comet de Chéseaux, on an engraving from Le Magasin Pittoresque, a French magazine published between and

  During the period of apparition of Comet Halley in , a large number of images were taken all over the world. International Halley Watch (IHW) collected a great amount of observational data, and compiled a Documentation of Comet Halley stored on 26 CDROMs, in which 18 CDROMs of large-scale phenomena contain tail images, Genre/Form: Atlases: Additional Physical Format: Atlas of Comet Halley II. xi, p. (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government .  : DEs and sector boundaries) Carrington Longitude Fig. 8. Comparison of comet Halley's 16 DEs to the best-fit current sheet. The solid curve depicts the 'best fit' current sheet as determined by the spacecraft data. The light-dashed curve represents comet Halley's orbit with each individual DE denoted by an asterisk. Throughout the ages, comets, enigmatic and beautiful wandering objects that appear for weeks or months, have alternately fascinated and terrified humankind. The result of five years of careful research, Atlas of Great Comets is a generously illustrated reference on thirty of the greatest comets that have been witnessed and documented since the Middle Ages. Special attention is given to the.