Publisher:National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C, 1975
Edition:First American Paperback Edition
Binding:Softcover (Stiff Boards)
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975, Softcover (Stiff Boards), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First American Paperback Edition
X, 272 pages, foreword by Maurice Dubin, Chief, Cometary Physics, Physics and Astronomy Programs, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, preface by editor numeral for tendencies. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, black-and-white illustrations, tables, figures and schematics. Peach coloured covers with small peach and white NASA logo to the lower right hand corner of the front panel orange coloured titles on the front panel and the spine. In 1970 a rare phenomena occurred in the Astronomy world -- a bright, long-peroid comet was seen circling relatively close to the sun and was named Comet Kohoutek [ 1973f ]. At that time astronomers throughout the world, using various means and different techniques, up to and including the then new Skylab and other NASA technologies, set out to study this new Comet. This book is the result of a two day workshop held at Marshall Space Flight Centre, with the attendance of over 100 scientists from all over the world , to listen to 42 papers for discussion and dissemination of data gained by the various scientists about Comet Kohoutek. Rubbing and slight creasing to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the back strip. The spine has become faded and results of insect activity can also be seen to the top edge. The results of insect activity can also be seen to the lower right hand corner of the front panel. There are marks and stains to both the front and back panels, the back panel has also suffered sun damage. Browning and light dust marking to the top paper edge. Some marks to the title page. A little browning of the internal pages and a few handling marks. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 0104793.