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  • Astronomers Anonymousby Steve Ringwood

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    This collection of 'typical' astronomy questions and hilarious answers, compiled from Ringwood's own experiences in the world of astronomy, has been written to entertain and amuse amateur (and professional) astronomers as well as armchair astronomers. In this parody of a typical 'Lonely Hearts column', specifically for troubled... more...

  • High Energy Astrophysicsby Malcolm S. Longair

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 72.00

    The third edition of this well-established textbook is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in high energy astrophysics. more...

  • Titan Unveiledby Ralph Lorenz; Jacqueline Mitton

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    For twenty-five years following the Voyager mission, scientists speculated about Saturn's largest moon, a mysterious orb clouded in orange haze. Finally, in 2005, the Cassini-Huygens probe successfully parachuted down through Titan's atmosphere, all the while transmitting images and data. In the early 1980s, when the two Voyager spacecraft skimmed... more...

  • Spectroscopy of Astrophysical Plasmasby A. Dalgarno; D. Layzer

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 52.00

    A group of acknowledged experts describe the use of spectroscopy as a diagnostic probe of astronomical environments. The broad sweep of the book enables good coverage to be given to all the situations in which plasmas are encounteres in astronomical investigations. Specifically, the articles include quasars, Seyfert galaxies, active galactic nuclei,... more...

  • Dynamics of Astrophysical Discsby J. A. Sellwood

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 58.00

    Recent developments in both theory and observations of astrophysical discs. more...

  • Relativistic Fluids and Magneto-fluidsby A. M. Anile

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 68.00

    Introductory account which has applications in astrophysics and plasma physics. more...

  • Astrophysical Spectropolarimetryby J. Trujillo-Bueno; F. Moreno-Insertis; F. Sanchez

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 126.00

    Lectures by prestigious astrophysics researchers given at the XII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics. more...

  • Go-To Telescopes Under Suburban Skiesby Neale Monks

    Springer 2010; US$ 34.95

    Go-To Telescopes Under Suburban Skies is the first book specifically written for amateur astronomers who own, or who are about to purchase, a computer-controlled 'go-to' telescope. The advantage of the 'go-to' capability is enormous -- the telescope can be aimed at any object in the sky with great speed and accuracy -- which is why... more...

  • Exoplanetenby Sven Piper

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.99

    Bisher wurden ber 450 sogenannte extrasolare Planeten entdeckt, Planeten, die sich au erhalb unseres Sonnensystems befinden. Weltweit anerkannte Experten f hren in dem Band in die Thematik ein und werfen einen Blick auf zuk nftige Entwicklungen. Sie geben detailliert Einblick in die Methodik, die Missionen und Ergebnisse des rasch voranschreitenden... more...

  • Spaceby Carole Stott

    DK Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Featuring a wealth of incredible astronomical photographs, Space takes us on an imaginary journey that starts from a launchpad on Earth. From there, we go in toward the center of our Solar System to see the inner planets and the Sun. We then fly outward, past the outer planets and on to the fringes of the Solar System. After a brief pause to look... more...