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The Resource Eclipse : the celestial phenomenon that changed the course of history, Duncan Steel ; foreword by Paul Davies

Eclipse : the celestial phenomenon that changed the course of history, Duncan Steel ; foreword by Paul Davies

Label
Eclipse : the celestial phenomenon that changed the course of history
Title
Eclipse
Title remainder
the celestial phenomenon that changed the course of history
Statement of responsibility
Duncan Steel ; foreword by Paul Davies
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the process that leads to solar eclipses, historical events that have been ascribed to times of eclipse, and the current theories and controversies surrounding eclipses
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steel, Duncan
Dewey number
523.7/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB541
LC item number
.S65 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eclipses
  • Eclipses
  • Eclipses
Label
Eclipse : the celestial phenomenon that changed the course of history, Duncan Steel ; foreword by Paul Davies
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- From the depths of time : the earliest recorded eclipses -- Heavenly cycles -- Making predictions -- Warp in space -- Turbulent sun -- Ancient eclipses and the length of the day -- Eclipses and the size of the sun -- American eclipses of 1780 and 1806 -- Rocky Mountain eclipse of 1878 -- Great New York City winter eclipse -- Nantucket, the astronomically blessed -- Eclipses of the third kind -- And a fourth -- Stepping beyond the solar system -- Eclipse chaser's guide -- Eclipse whodunit
Control code
ocm47996571
Dimensions
19 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 474 pages
Isbn
9780309074384
Lccn
2001039904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47996571
  • (OCoLC)47996571
Label
Eclipse : the celestial phenomenon that changed the course of history, Duncan Steel ; foreword by Paul Davies
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- From the depths of time : the earliest recorded eclipses -- Heavenly cycles -- Making predictions -- Warp in space -- Turbulent sun -- Ancient eclipses and the length of the day -- Eclipses and the size of the sun -- American eclipses of 1780 and 1806 -- Rocky Mountain eclipse of 1878 -- Great New York City winter eclipse -- Nantucket, the astronomically blessed -- Eclipses of the third kind -- And a fourth -- Stepping beyond the solar system -- Eclipse chaser's guide -- Eclipse whodunit
Control code
ocm47996571
Dimensions
19 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 474 pages
Isbn
9780309074384
Lccn
2001039904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47996571
  • (OCoLC)47996571

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