Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9

Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9

By: David H. Levy (author)Paperback

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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.

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David H. Levy has discovered twenty-one comets, eight of them using his own backyard telescope. He is the Science Editor for Parade magazine and author of several books including Comets: Creators and Destroyers. He also writes the monthly "Star Trails" column in Sky and Telescope. In 1997 he won an Emmy for his writing on the Discovery Channel's documentary Three Minutes to Impact. He lives in Arizona.

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/06/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780738208800
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780738208800
  • weight: 351
  • ISBN10: 0738208809

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