Field Guide to Meteors and Meteorites, Paperback Book

Field Guide to Meteors and Meteorites Paperback

Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series series



What is unique about Richard Norton's book is that it is both a field guide to observing meteors, and also a field guide to locating, preparing and analysing meteorites.

In addition to giving the reader information about observing techniques for meteors, this book also provides a fully detailed account of the types of meteorites, how and where to find them, how to prepare and analyse them.

The book provides everything the amateur astronomer (or geologist!) needs to know about meteors and meteorites.

It is thus the only complete book on the subject available at present.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 287 pages, XV, 287 p.
  • Publisher: Springer London Ltd
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  • Category: Astronomy, space & time
  • ISBN: 9781848001565



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