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by Laurel L. Wilkening and Mildred Shapley Matthews
University of Arizona Press, 1982
Cloth: 978-0-8165-0769-6
Library of Congress Classification QB721.C648 1982
Dewey Decimal Classification 523.6

Over forty authorities present sections on the nucleus, dust, coma, and tails of comets, along with sections on their origin, and relationships to other solar system bodies. . . . An excellent book.—Space News

"The volume is highly recommended to all interested in comets and the Solar System."—Journal of the British Astronomical Association

"A good representation of the studies that are currently being done on comets, and it is an extremely good source of information on a wide variety of topics."—International Comet Quarterly

"Extremely well-written and informative. . . . A must for library collections."—The Observatory

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