Bortle (www.icq.eps.harvard.edu/bortle.html), and Cometography
.com, by Gary W.
Googlinga runner Cometography
8.40 Newmarket Cometographyisacatalogueofevery cometobservedthroughouthistor y.
This unique volume includes illustrations; a foreword by Gary Kronk, author of the Cometography
series; the Chinese and Western names of stars and asterisms; azimuth and time indications in ancient Chinese astronomical records; geographical coordinates of historical capitals of China, Japan, and Korea; Chinese-Western star maps; and titles of the classical text in the original language for the translated observational record.
In preparing this article, I noted that Gary Kronk in his Cometography
article about 29P2 included an image taken by Herman Mikuz from Crni Vrh Observatory, Slovenia on 1996 Mar 10.
According to Gary Kronk's Cometography
(Cambridge University Press, 2003), Holmes decided to end an evening observing session on November 6,1892, with a quick look at the Andromeda Galaxy.
, Cambridge University Press (1999, 2004, 2007, 2009) and http:// www.cometography.com
The memories of Hyakutake were never far away as I perused the second volume of Gary Kronk's Cometography. The first volume (S&T: May 2000, page 76) covered ancient comets up to 1799.
Volume 2 of Cometography is a hefty tome with a fitting price.
In 1999 he authored the first volume of Cometography
: A Catalog of Comets (Cambridge University Press), with three volumes to come.
In Cometography: A Catalog of Comets, Gary Kronk has challenged
Although Kronk notes that this first volume of Cometography was