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Meteors and Meteorites (Galaxy)

by Gregory L. Vogt

  • 70 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Capstone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • General,
  • Science & Nature - Astronomy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7895104M
    ISBN 100736849378
    ISBN 109780736849371

    A straightforward and practical guide to all aspects of meteors and meteorites including: origins, watching, showers, falls and finds, craters, classification, tektites, collecting and preserving. The author's credentials are unsurpassed. This is a meteorite book you need to have in your collection. pages. Difference Between a Meteor and a Meteorite Most of us have seen a shooting star or a meteor. The flash of light that we see in the sky when a small chunk of interplanetary debris burns as it passes through the earth’s atmosphere is known as a meteor.

      Meteorites. Meteorites are something that we all can see because they are the ones that crash down to Earth. For example, the Barringer Crater in Arizona is an old artifact from a stony meteorite. Stony meteors like this one are the most abundant. We know this from all the meteorites that we count in the ice of Antarctica. It is a meteor. A meteor is the streak of light that you see in the sky when a small piece of cometary or asteroidal material enters the atmosphere at high speed and burns up because of the frictional heating from the piece’s collision with the atoms and molecules in the atmosphere. Before the small bit of comet or asteroid enters Earth ’s.

    The meteors during these meteor showers almost all emerge from the same section of the sky; indeed the meteor showers are named for the constellations from which the meteors appear to originate. Leonid meteor, image taken during the peak of the Leonid Meteor Shower (17th November). A "fall" is a meteorite that was observed as it fell, and then collected. A "find" is a meteorite that was not observed to fall but that was later recognized by distinct features and collected. A “cold find” is a meteorite find in an area where meteorites have not previously been recovered or observed.


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Meteors and Meteorites (Galaxy) by Gregory L. Vogt Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is both a guide to observing meteors and a practical handbook for meteorite hunters. Abundant information on locating, preparing, and analyzing meteorites is presented. The work’s comprehensive treatment, fine color illustrations, and accessibility to a wide audience were winning points in the selection committee’s by: Dr.

Sara Russell is the head of meteorites and cosmic mineralogy in the Mineralogy Department of the Natural History Museum in London, England. Caroline Smith is the curator of meteorites in the Natural History Museum's Mineralogy Department/5(17).

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Meteors and Meteorites also looks at the similarities and differences among comets, asteroids, and meteors. The author includes interesting examples of meteorites found in different places on Earth-including some that are billions of years old.

The non-fiction book, Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids is a resourceful book that teaches the author many facts about the three kinds of space rock. First of all, Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids is a non-fiction book because it only possesses real-life information and real-life photographs/5. In this publication, the author covers meteors, the appearance of a meteorite fall, meteorite producing fireball events, and near misses with large meteorites around the world.

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When meteoroids enter Earth’s atmosphere (or that of another planet, like Mars) at high speed and burn up, the fireballs or “shooting stars” are called meteors. When a meteoroid survives a trip through the atmosphere and hits the ground, it’s called a meteorite.

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The Art of Collecting Meteorites is the first book dedicated solely to the theory and methodology of collecting meteorites. The hobby’s evolution is covered from its earliest beginnings among the "rich, royal or religious" to the advent of the "Bessey Speck.".

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(Tunguska), (Sikote Alin), (Allende and Murchi-son), (Jilin) — Important 20th-century meteorite falls. — Discovery of File Size: KB. The book is both a guide to observing meteors and a practical handbook for meteorite hunters.

Abundant information on locating, preparing, and analyzing meteorites is presented. The work’s comprehensive treatment, fine color illustrations, and accessibility to a wide audience were winning points in the selection committee’s : O Richard Norton.

The book is both a guide to observing meteors and a practical handbook for meteorite hunters. Abundant information on locating, preparing, and analyzing meteorites is presented.

The work’s comprehensive treatment, fine color illustrations, and accessibility to a wide audience were winning points in the selection committee’s decision/5(61).

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Field Guide to Meteors and Meteorites Is a great book for collectors that are just starting out and gives a nice overview of everything about collecting and searching for also goes in depth in a lot of topics and offers simple ways to test potential meteorites.

From the reviews. 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. A “find” means the meteorite was not witnessed and the meteorite was found after the fact.

About 33% of the meteorites are witnessed falls. The following table is from a book by Vagn F. Buchwald. Included are all known meteorites ( in all, weighing a total of kg) in the period (excluding meteorites found in Antarctica). Meteors and Meteorites also looks at the similarities and differences among comets, asteroids, and meteors.

The author includes interesting examples of meteorites found in different places on Earth-including some that are billions of years old. The book also explains why one giant meteorite is believed to have caused the extinction of the.

Meteorite Book Reviews. Al Mitterling has written meteorite book reviews for many of the best known books on meteorites. Meteorite Books. A list of meteorite and tektite books with nice descriptions written by the Mineralogical Research Co.

Out Of Print Meteorite Books. The World’s Oldest and Largest Exclusively Online Purveyor of out-of.In addition, they comprise most of the minerals in "iron meteorites." They impart a magnetic quality to meteorites, which is the first test used when a suspected meteorite is being examined.

However, magnetite (Fe 3 O 4) or "lodestone" is a well-known magnetic mineral and is very common in terrestrial rocks as well as in some meteorites.Meteors and meteorites. [Gregory Vogt] -- Describes what meteors and micrometeors are, and describes the different types of meteorites, including lunar and martian meteorites, and how meteorites form craters.

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