By Gary W. Kronk
Meteor showers are one of the such a lot fantastic celestial occasions which may be saw via the bare eye, and feature been the article of fascination all through human heritage. In “Meteor Showers: An Annotated Catalog,” the observer can entry precise examine on over a hundred annual and periodic meteor streams as a way to capitalize on those majestic spectacles. every one meteor bathe access comprises information in their discovery, vital observations and orbits, and provides a whole photograph of period, position within the sky, and anticipated hourly charges. Armed with a fuller realizing, the novice observer can higher view and get pleasure from the bathe in their selection.
The unique ebook, released in 1988, has been up to date with over 25 years of analysis during this new and greater version. nearly each meteor bathe research is multiplied, with a few unique minor showers being dropped whereas new ones are extra. The booklet additionally comprises breakthroughs within the learn of meteor showers, reminiscent of actual predictions of outbursts in addition to comet and meteor observations from the sixth century to the seventeenth century that weren't released within the first version. It holds all the info had to motivate a brand new observer or offer deeper wisdom to the long-time fanatic.