Falling Stars by Michael D. Reynolds
A Guide to Meteors and Meteorites (Astronomy)

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Makes meteorite classification simple Where and when meteor showers occur

A straightforward, thorough look at all aspects of meteors and meteorites, including how and where meteors originate, when and where to watch for them, and how to classify, collect, and preserve meteorites. Meteor showers, interesting meteorite craters, and tektites are all discussed in detail. Also contains a comprehensive listing of meteorite organizations, dealers, museums, and references. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in astronomy.

 

About Michael D. Reynolds

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Reynolds is executive director of the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, California. He is a member of the American Astronomical Society,_the Antique Telescope Society, the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, the American Meteor Society, and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
 
Published June 1, 2001 by Stackpole Books. 148 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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