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  • More Telescope Powerby Gregory L. Matloff

    Wiley 2002; US$ 12.95

    Discover the power of your telescope as you explore the vast reaches of the universe Want to explore Mars? Observe Jupiter's cloud bands? Visit a galaxy that's almost 2 million light years away? With More Telescope Power, you can do all of that and more! Under the guidance of experienced astronomer Gregory Matloff, you'll uncover the full potential... more...

  • An Introduction to Radiative Transferby Annamaneni Peraiah

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 90.00

    This 2001 book presents the methodologies used by astrophysicists for solving the radiative transfer equation. more...

  • Mathematical instrumentation in fourteenth-century Egypt and Syriaby F. Charette

    BRILL 2003; US$ 247.00

    An illustrated Arabic treatise, with an English translation and detailed commentary, on the construction of over 100 various astronomical instruments, many of which are otherwise unknown to specialists. It was composed by Najm al-Din al-Misri, a rather shadowy figure, in Cairo around 1330 CE. more...

  • Star Clusters and How to Observe Themby Mark Alison

    Springer 2006; US$ 39.95

    Contains information on using refractors, reflectors, and range of computer-controlled SCT telescopes. This work features a list of suitable clusters to observe according to the instruments available, from binoculars to large-aperture telescopes. more...

  • The Multinational History of Strasbourg Astronomical Observatoryby André Heck

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory is quite an interesting place for historians: several changes of nationality between France and Germany, high-profile scientists having been based there, and so on. This volume offers historical facts and references on the first decades of the Observatory history. more...

  • Care of Astronomical Telescopes and Accessoriesby M. Barlow Pepin

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.95

    This is complete guide for anyone who wants to understand more than just the basics of astronomical telescopes and accessories, and how to maintain them in the peak of condition. The latest on safely adjusting, cleaning, and maintaining your equipment is combined with thoroughly updated methods from the old masters. more...

  • Solar-Type Activity in Main-Sequence Starsby R.E. Gershberg

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 169.00

    Solar-type activity over the whole range of the electromagnetic spectrum is a phenomenon inherent in the majority of low- and moderate-mass main sequence stars. In this monograph observational results are summarized in a systematic and comprehensive fashion. The analysis of the various manifestations of such stellar activity leads to the identification... more...

  • Physics of Star Formation in Galaxiesby F. Palla; H. Zinnecker

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 104.00

    Begining with a historical introduction, "Star Formation: The Early History", this text then presents two long articles on "Pre-Main-Sequence Evolution of Stars and Young Clusters" and "Observations of Young Stellar Objects". more...

  • Particle Physics and Cosmologyby D. Kazakov; G. Smadja

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 119.00

    The school introduces the experimental and theoretical particle physics background underlying several aspects of cosmology: matter anti-matter asymmetry, dark matter, the acceleration of the expansion, the 3K Cosmological Background Radiation, the geometry of the universe. The theoretical lectures offer reviews by experts on topics which include the... more...

  • New Light on Dark Starsby Neil Reid; Suzanne L. Hawley

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 169.00

    Presents a review of both the astrophysical nature of individual red dwarf and brown dwarf stars and their collective statistical properties as an important Galactic stellar population. This edition contains chapters that deal with the topics such as observational properties of low-mass dwarfs, the stellar mass function and extrasolar planets. more...