The Resource Fire in the sky : comets and meteors, the decisive centuries, in British art and science, Roberta J.M. Olson and Jay M. Pasachoff

Fire in the sky : comets and meteors, the decisive centuries, in British art and science, Roberta J.M. Olson and Jay M. Pasachoff

Label
Fire in the sky : comets and meteors, the decisive centuries, in British art and science
Title
Fire in the sky
Title remainder
comets and meteors, the decisive centuries, in British art and science
Statement of responsibility
Roberta J.M. Olson and Jay M. Pasachoff
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olson, Roberta J. M
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N6766
LC item number
.O45 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pasachoff, Jay M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, British
  • Art, British
  • Comets in art
  • Meteors in art
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Art
  • Astronomie
  • Sciences
  • Comète
  • Météore
  • Histoire
  • Histoire
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • Kometen
  • Meteoren
  • Kunstvoorwerpen
  • Comètes
  • Météores
  • Art, British
  • Astronomy
  • Comets in art
  • Meteors in art
  • Great Britain
Label
Fire in the sky : comets and meteors, the decisive centuries, in British art and science, Roberta J.M. Olson and Jay M. Pasachoff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-362) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Fire in the Sky: Meteors, the Decisive Centuries, in British Art and Science -- I. Prelude: The Beginning of Telescopic Astronomy and the Background of British Astronomy and Artistic Traditions -- II. The Heavens on Fire: The Eighteenth Century -- III. The Comet-Crazed Century Opens -- IV. The Triumph of Realism -- V. Donati's Comet, the Watershed -- VI. The Origin of Comet (and Meteor) Photography -- VII. The Triumph of the Imagination -- VIII. Comets and the New Century -- Epilogue: Comets and the New Millennium / Colin T. Pillinger
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiv, 369 p.
Isbn
9780521630603
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
97046513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38002594
  • (OCoLC)ocm38002594
Label
Fire in the sky : comets and meteors, the decisive centuries, in British art and science, Roberta J.M. Olson and Jay M. Pasachoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Fire in the Sky: Meteors, the Decisive Centuries, in British Art and Science -- I. Prelude: The Beginning of Telescopic Astronomy and the Background of British Astronomy and Artistic Traditions -- II. The Heavens on Fire: The Eighteenth Century -- III. The Comet-Crazed Century Opens -- IV. The Triumph of Realism -- V. Donati's Comet, the Watershed -- VI. The Origin of Comet (and Meteor) Photography -- VII. The Triumph of the Imagination -- VIII. Comets and the New Century -- Epilogue: Comets and the New Millennium / Colin T. Pillinger
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiv, 369 p.
Isbn
9780521630603
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
97046513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38002594
  • (OCoLC)ocm38002594

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