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  • Curiosities of the Skyby Garrett P. Serviss

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Long before figures like Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson simplified astronomy for popular consumption, Garrett P. Serviss was traveling the United States with an early version of a PowerPoint presentation to teach people about eclipses, the orbit of the planets, and other celestial concepts. This basic introduction to the subject is simple and enjoyable... more...

  • In Search of William Gascoigneby David Sellers

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 139.00

    This unique volume forestalls the scientific injustice that could have been inflicted on William Gascoigne. The captivating narrative tracks the gradual recovery of the 17 th -century astronomer?s trailblazing work on the telescopic sight and the micrometer. more...

  • Observing and Measuring Visual Double Starsby R. W. Argyle

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 44.95

    The revised 2nd edition of this popular book adds much new material, including a guide to sketching double stars and tips on imaging doube stars of unequal brightness. Includes access to double star catalogs, software and more via the Springer Extras web site. more...

  • Einführung in die moderne Kosmologieby Andrew Liddle; Sybille Otterstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    Dank sich stets verbessernder boden- und weltraumgestutzter Teleskope stehen der Kosmologie inzwischen Daten zur Verfugung, die Ruckschlusse auf immer fruhere Phasen des Universums und Vergleiche mit Modellvorstellungen erlauben. Daher gewinnt die Kosmologie in den Astronomiekursen der Universitaten bestandig an Wichtigkeit. Die "Einfuhrung in die... more...

  • Astronomie und Astrophysikby Alfred Weigert; Heinrich J. Wendker; Lutz Wisotzki

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.50 US$ 45.50

    Dieses Lehrbuch ist ein Grundkurs im besten Sinne: Beginnend mit den physikalischen und technischen Grundlagen, die für das Verständnis der weiteren astrophysikalischen Ausführungen benötigt werden, vermittelt es solides Wissen für die moderne Astrophysik, ist klar geschrieben, reich bebildert und auch in den mathematischen Teilen jederzeit verständlich.... more...

  • Selected Topics on Data Analysis in Astronomyby V.Di Gesu

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1987; US$ 70.00

    The main topics covered by the book regard the new developments of the methods and computer architectures in the field of Data Analysis in Astronomy and Astrophysics. The materials presented here is comprehensive and of interest to both experts in data analysis and students of an high degree course. The text is derived from lectures given during the... more...

  • Databases & On-line Data in Astronomyby M.A Albrecht; D. Egret

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Data archiving has, for many years, been the most disregarded aspect of all data systems. The increase in numbers of telescopes, both groundbased and space-borne, and the increase in efficiency of detectors have generated overwhelming amounts of data. Much of these data were and are not used on short timescales and (should) have been archived,... more...

  • Celestial Dynamicsby Rudolf Dvorak; Christoph Lhotka

    Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    Written by an internationally renowned expert author and researcher, this monograph fills the need for a book conveying the sophisticated tools needed to calculate exo-planet motion and interplanetary space flight. It is unique in considering the critical problems of dynamics and stability, making use of the software Mathematica, including supplements... more...

  • Receptio Copernicanaby Heribert Nobis; Anna Maria Pastori

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 335.00

    Der neue Band der Gesamtausgabe, die seit 1973 erscheint, bringt Schriften zur Dokumentation der Aufnahme der Copernicanischen Lehre. Es werden nicht nur der volle Wortlaut der ausschließlich in ihren Vorworten bekannten auf die Copernicanische Wende bezüglichen Texte ediert, sondern auch die frühen Kommentare bzw. Erläuterungen zum Hauptwerk,... more...

  • Documenta Copernicanaby Andreas Kühne; Stefan Kirschner

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 321.00

    Ausdrücklich ausgeklammert sind in der vorliegenden neuen Münchner Edition der Urkunden, Akten und Nachrichten die Marginalia von Copernicus in gedruckten Werken, seine astronomischen Beobachtungen, seine Rezepte und die Münzschriften, die den Bänden IV,1 und IV,2 (?Opera minora"), die sich bereits in Vorbereitung befinden, vorbehalten... more...