comets-book

You can now buy the recently released book, Fall of a Thousand Suns: How Near Misses and Comet Impacts affected the Religious Beliefs of our Ancestors. It is available through iBooks and Amazon.

 

This website only lists information on modern-day comets and meteor showers. The book, however, thoroughly investigates how specific ancient impacts and near misses changed religious beliefs around the world.

Definition of Perihelion

Definition of Perihelion

 

Definition of Perihelion

Perihelion is defined by Miriam-Webster as "the point in the path of a celestial body (in our case a comet) that is nearest to the Sun."