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The Comets and their Origin
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Originally published in 1953, this book first sets out some observational facts about comets, then the greater part of the book accounts for their origin and explains how comet tails are formed. The text contains 34 photographs of celebrated comets, including eight of Halley's comet. A comet index is also provided. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the development of astronomy and the history of science.

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