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- Springer New York 2007; US$ 29.95
This is a superb book for intermediate-level astronomers. It tells you everything you need to know about smaller-scale observatories, and how to set one up. It draws on the author?s practical experience and that of many other experienced amateur astronomers. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 219.00
Analyses of photometric time series obtained from the MOST , CoRoT and Kepler space missions were presented at the 20th conference on Stellar Pulsations (Granada, September 2011). These results are leading to a re-appraisal of our views on stellar pulsation in some stars and posing some new and unexpected challenges. The very important and exciting... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 196.00 US$ 169.87
This book surveys our understanding of stars which change in brightness because they pulsate. Pulsating variable stars are keys to distance scales inside and beyond the Milky Way galaxy. They test our understanding not only of stellar pulsation theory but also of stellar structure and evolution theory. Moreover, pulsating stars are important probes... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available
Theideatocelebrate50yearsoftheSalpeterIMFoccurredduringtherecent IAU General Assembly in Sydney, Australia. Indeed, it was from Australia that in July 1954 Ed Salpeter submitted his famous paper "The Luminosity Function and Stellar Evolution" with the rst derivation of the empirical stellar IMF. This contribution was to become one of the most famous... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 209.00
In this book, the author thoroughly examines the basic mechanical and thermal effects of rotation. The author is an internationally recognized researcher, and the book offers the first comprehensive pedagogically written treatment for researchers and students. more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 59.95
This unique volume covers all aspects of designing a roll-off roof observatory: planning the site, viewing requirements, conforming to by-laws, and orientation of the structure. The chapters outline step-by-step construction of a typical building. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 249.00
This book surveys the theory of free, linear, isentropic oscillations in spherically symmetric, gaseous equilibrium stars, from basic concepts to asymptotic representations of normal modes and with slow period changes in rapidly evolving pulsating stars. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00
This up-to-date reference on stellar populations and development models includes coverage of distant galaxies, chemical evolution and supernovae. Written by highly acclaimed authorities in the field, the book makes use of specific problems to reveal the "kitchen secrets." more...