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Sara Schechner Genuth. Comets, Popular Culture, and the Birth of Modern Cosmology. Princeton University Press. 1997. 365pp.

Clarisse Doris Hellman. The Comet of 1577: Its Place in the History of Astronomy. Columbia University Press. 1944. 488pp.

Roberta J. M. Olson; Jay M. Pasachoff. Fire in the Sky: Comets and Meteors, the Decisive Centuries, in British Art and Science. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 383pp.

Tabitta van Nouhuys. The Age of Two-Faced Janus: The Comets of 1577 and 1618 and the Decline of the Aristotelian World View in the Netherlands. E. J. Brill. 1998. 603pp.

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