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The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Atlas of Meteor Showers

A Practical Workbook for Meteor Observers

Authors: Bagnall, Philip M.

  • A grab-and-go book containing everything you need to observe a meteor shower
  • Filled with rich, readable information for amateurs of any level
  • Includes downloadable charts, sheets and data
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-76643-6
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Softcover 34,80 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-76642-9
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About this book

This atlas contains everything you need to know about meteor showers and how to observe them. It begins with the science behind these celestial fireworks, then equips you with all the practical knowledge you’ll need to make the most of these wonderful astronomical events.

The book is rich with illustrations, graphs and resources to assist your hobby. In addition, it includes downloadable radiant charts, report sheets, radiant altitude data, plotting charts and more, to help you locate each shower, record its activity and plot individual meteors during your nights of observation.

Intended for amateurs of all levels and requiring no special equipment, this accessible Atlas of Meteor Showers will hone your skills and keep you engaged throughout the year, no matter where you are in the world.

About the authors

Phil Bagnall has pursued amateur astronomy and, in particular, meteor astronomy for more than 50 years. He is the author of The Meteorite & Tektite Collector’s Handbook (Willmann-Bell, 1991) and the Star Atlas Companion (Springer, 2012). Additionally, he was a long-time contributor to Astronomy magazine, particular on the subject of meteors and meteor showers. He has also written for science magazines such as New Scientist, Focus, Earth, and Science PROBE!

Buy this book

eBook 26,74 €
price for France (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • à paraître: 4 août 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-76643-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover 34,80 €
price for France (gross)
  • à paraître: 4 août 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-76642-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Atlas of Meteor Showers
Book Subtitle
A Practical Workbook for Meteor Observers
Authors
Series Title
The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-76643-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-76643-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-76642-9
Series ISSN
1431-9756
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 356
Number of Illustrations
413 b/w illustrations
Topics