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Meteors

  • Neil Bone
Part of the Practical Astronomy book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

The observation of meteors remains a popular activity among amateur astronomers. This field has the obvious appeal of being accessible to those possessing only minimal equipment, and continues to throw up occasional surprises.

Keywords

Watch Interval Meteor Shower Limit Magnitude Meteor Work Solar Longitude 
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© Springer-Verlag London 1995

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  • Neil Bone

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