Saturday, July 24, 2010

New Title

     Reynolds, Mike D. Falling Stars: A Guide to Meteors and Meteorites (Second Edition, Revised and Updated). 2010. Stackpole Books. Paperback: 150 pages. Price: $16.95 U.S.

SUMMARY: Mike Reynolds’ guide to meteors and meteorites is revised and updated to include the latest information about meteor study and sightings. The book covers the basics of observing, studying, and collecting meteors and meteorites, appealing to a range of readers, from the amateur astronomer to the aspiring meteorite collector. Included are helpful tables and references, such as a list of yearly meteor showers and a directory of meteorite ­dealers.
RECOMMENDATION: A good general introduction on the subject.

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