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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Comets -- Observations.

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StatementMarie-Therese Martel ... [et al.].
GenreObservations.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 77771.
ContributionsMartel, Marie-Thérèse., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., SCITRAN (Firm)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17130400M

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"Comet 21P" captured in It could be the closest thing to a real-life dragon in the night sky, and you can catch its flight with a pair of binoculars. Comet 21 P/Giacobini–Zinner, discovered independently by Michel Giacobini in and Ernst Zinner in , is a Jupiter-family comet with a period of years; its perihelion is at AU and its aphelion is at AU. In September , the comet was visited by the spacecraft ISEE 3, renamed International Cometary Explorer (ICE), which flew by the comet at a distance of . The ‘P’ in the body’s name immediately informs us that 21P/Giacobini-Zinner is a periodic comet, one which we now know orbits the Sun once every years in a path that carries it to within astronomical units (AU) of our parent star at perihelion and out beyond the orbit of Jupiter to AU at aphelion. The comet 21P/Giacobini Zinner (affectionally called just “21P) is gearing up to make a close pass by earth, and if you’re lucky, you might even be able to catch a glimpse of it yourself.

XIII = 21P/Giacobini-Zinner) prompted the initiation of a formal watch on that comet, even as Comet P/Halley was in the first stage of its apparition. All the data collected on P/Giacobini-Zinner and P/Halley have been published on CD-ROM in the Comet Halley Archive (IHW Staff, ; Vol. 24 and Vols. 1 -. Print book: Conference publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Halley's comet -- Congresses. Giacobini-Zinner comet -- Congresses. Solar system -- Giacobini-Zinner comet. View .   Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, discovered independently by Michel Giacobini in and Ernst Zinner in , is a Jupiter-family comet with a period of years; its perihelion is at AU and its aphelion is at AU. In September , the comet was visited by the spacecraft ISEE 3, renamed International Cometary Explorer (ICE), which flew by the comet at . Comet Giacobini-Zinner and the Birth and Return of Jesus Christ. The skies of September are full of signs for those who are watchful with eyes to see what the Lord has in store for his people!Not only are we recognizing the anniversary of the birth of Christ and all the events surrounding , but this is also the busiest month on the sacred Hebrew Calendar with the .

Get this from a library! An intercomparison of plasma turbulence at three comets: Grigg-Skjellerup, Giacobini-Zinner, and Halley. [Bruce T Tsurutani; K -H Glassmeier; F M Neubauer; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. The state of the art in cometary science is reviewed. The subjects discussed include: the orbits and motions of comets, the heads and tails of comets, comet observations, studies of Comets Giacobini-Zinner and Halley, the origin of comets, comets and the solar system, and future efforts in the study of : John C. Brandt, Robert DeWitt Chapman. The Draconid Meteor Shower is the byproduct of Comet Giacobini-Zinner (21P/Giacobini-Zinner), a Jupiter-Family Comet that only takes years to orbit the Sun. The comet was discovered by Michel Giacobini on Decem   adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: Therese Encrenaz.