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Impact Jupiter : The Crash Of Comet Shoemaker-levy 9 - David H. Levy

Impact Jupiter

The Crash Of Comet Shoemaker-levy 9

Paperback Published: 1st August 2003
ISBN: 9780738208800
Number Of Pages: 304

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An account of the discovery of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet and its spectacular collision with Jupiter, just 6 months later, written by one of the comet's discoverers.

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Of Comets, Planets, and Peoplep. 1
A New Cometp. 11
A Scorpoion's Embracep. 37
About Cometsp. 53
The Planet Kingp. 69
Preparations Beginp. 79
Shoemaker-Levy 9 Beturnsp. 95
Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortunep. 111
A Disabled Shipp. 121
Armageddon at Jupiterp. 141
Fragments Vaulting like Rebounding Hailp. 161
Crashes, Congress, Clouds, and Clothesp. 189
Second Star to the Right, and Straight on Till Morningp. 205
The Storm Passesp. 229
The Day I Heard the Moon Roarp. 251
Referencesp. 275
Indexp. 285
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ISBN: 9780738208800
ISBN-10: 0738208809
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st August 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1