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Comet, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan

Label
Comet
Title
Comet
Statement of responsibility
Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the fascinating realm of comets answering questions raised by their appearance and delving into the superstitions surrounding them
Cataloging source
DLC
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1934-1996
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Sagan, Carl
Dewey number
523.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB721
LC item number
.S34 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1949-
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Druyan, Ann
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  • Comets
  • Halley's comet
  • Astronomy
  • Space flights
  • Outer space
  • Cosmology
  • Science
  • Counterculture
  • Astronomers
  • Life
  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Stars
  • Telescopes
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Sagan, Carl
Label
Comet, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Documents the history of Halley's Comet and describes, in two hundred photographs and an informative text, the path of the comet and the astronomical details of its existence
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-384) and index
Contents
  • The Nature of Comets -- 1. Astride the comet -- 2. Portent -- 3. Halley -- 4. The time of the return -- 5. Rogue comets -- 6. Ice -- 7. The anatomy of comets: a summary so far -- 8. Poison gas and organic matter -- 9. Tails -- 10. A cometary bestiary
  • Origins and Fates of the Comets -- 11. At the heart of a trillion worlds -- 12. Mementos of creation -- 13. The ghosts of comets past -- 14. Scattered fires and shattered worlds -- 15. The wrath of heaven: The great dying -- 16. The wrath of heaven: A modern myth? -- 17. The enchanted region
  • Comers and the Future -- 18. A Flotilla rising -- 19. Stars of the great captains -- 20. A mote of dust
Control code
ocm12080683
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 398 pages
Isbn
9780394549088
Lccn
85008308
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i0394549082
Label
Comet, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Publication
Note
Documents the history of Halley's Comet and describes, in two hundred photographs and an informative text, the path of the comet and the astronomical details of its existence
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-384) and index
Contents
  • The Nature of Comets -- 1. Astride the comet -- 2. Portent -- 3. Halley -- 4. The time of the return -- 5. Rogue comets -- 6. Ice -- 7. The anatomy of comets: a summary so far -- 8. Poison gas and organic matter -- 9. Tails -- 10. A cometary bestiary
  • Origins and Fates of the Comets -- 11. At the heart of a trillion worlds -- 12. Mementos of creation -- 13. The ghosts of comets past -- 14. Scattered fires and shattered worlds -- 15. The wrath of heaven: The great dying -- 16. The wrath of heaven: A modern myth? -- 17. The enchanted region
  • Comers and the Future -- 18. A Flotilla rising -- 19. Stars of the great captains -- 20. A mote of dust
Control code
ocm12080683
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 398 pages
Isbn
9780394549088
Lccn
85008308
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i0394549082

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