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scientific study of meteors in the 19th century

Mary F. Romig

scientific study of meteors in the 19th century

by Mary F. Romig

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Published by Rand Corp.] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteors.,
  • Astronomy -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary F. Romig.
    Series[Paper - Rand Corporation] ; P-3108
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36 .R28 no. 3108, QB785 .R28 no. 3108
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4600810M
    LC Control Number77363740

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Scientific study of meteors in the 19th century by Mary F. Romig Download PDF EPUB FB2

Astronomer Paul Wiegert, also at Western Ontario, modeled the shower and traced the meteors' origin to particles that Biela's Comet shed inmore than a century. A review of the development of scientific knowledge of meteors in the 19th century, culminating with Schiaparelli’s monumental work (). The Paper is concerned with such events of the century as the observations of the Leonid shower inwhich helped most to develop the science.

The Scientific Study of Meteors in the 19th Century. MARY F. ROMIG. The RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California. This paper is a continuation of one by Sears ().

Any views expressed in this paper are those of the author. They should not be interpreted as reflecting the views of The RAND Corporation or the official opinion or policy of Cited by: 2.

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