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Astronomy Observations

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  • Observing and Measuring Visual Double Starsby

    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...

  • Eclissi!by Marco Bastoni

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 19.95

    Le eclissi di Sole e di Luna sono fra gli spettacoli pių avvincenti della Natura; questo libro č una guida completa alla loro osservazione e spiega come cercare, vivere e fotografare questi eventi senza necessariamente essere astrofili esperti. Cosa posso osservare durante un?eclisse? Da dove? E quando? Un?accurata selezione delle 10 eclissi imperdibili... more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.50

    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... more...

  • Neutrino Huntersby Ray Jayawardhana

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 14.99

    The incredibly small bits of matter we call neutrinos may hold the secret to why antimatter is so rare, how mighty stars explode as supernovas and what the universe was like just seconds after the big bang. They even illuminate the inner workings of our own planet. For more than eighty years, adventurous minds from around the world have been chasing... more...

  • Titan: Exploring an Earthlike Worldby Athena Coustenis; Fredric W. Taylor

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 108.00

    Titan: Exploring an Earthlike World presents the most comprehensive description in book form of what is currently known about Titan, the largest satellite of the planet Saturn and arguably the most intriguing and mysterious world in the Solar System. Because of its resemblance to our own planet, Titan is often described as a “frozen primitive... more...

  • Opening Space Researchby George H. Ludwig

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series . Opening Space Research: Dreams, Technology, and Scientific Discovery is George Ludwig's account of the early development of space-based electromagnetic physics, with a focus on the first U.S. space launches and the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belts.... more...

  • Reflecting Telescope Optics Iby Raymond N. Wilson

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    R.N. Wilson's two-volume treatise on reflecting telescope optics has become a classic in its own right. It is intended to give a complete treatment of the subject, addressing professionals in research and industry as well as students of astronomy and amateur astronomers. This first volume, Basic Design Theory and its Historical Development, is... more...

  • Beyond the Moonby James Greig McCully

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 98.00

    Finally, someone has written a comprehensive, easily readable explanation of the tides on earth that is both simple enough for students and solid enough for their professors. Step by step, by analogy and illustration, Beyond the Moon describes how the cyclical motion of the near solar system is impressed upon the earth's oceans, and how the hydraulics... more...

  • Find a Hotter Place!by Ludwik Marian Celnikier

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 107.00

    Find a hotter place! is the insightful story of the tortured path that led to our current understanding of how the elements in the Universe came to be. This is a story which began in Greek Antiquity, with the first musings on the nature of matter and the void, and continues today with ever more refined analyses involving virtually every aspect of 20th... more...

  • Astrophotographyby Siegfried Marx

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    This volume contains the proceedings of the workshop "Astrophotography 87", which was held in Jena, April 21-24, 1987. The workshop was organized by the Central Institute of Astrophysics of the Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic and is the latest in a series devoted to the problems of photography in astronomy. The previous workshops,... more...