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Astronomy Observations

  • X- and Gamma-Ray Astronomyby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 55, held in Madrid, Spain, May 11-13, 1972 more...

  • Interplanetary Dustby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 149.00

    Conceived more than six years ago, this book took much effort to develop, and several updates in parts of the book became necessary because significant ad­ vances in the field of Interplanetary Dust had occurred. Now, at the beginning of the new millennium, this book provides up-to-date coverage of all major aspects of dust in the Solar System. The... more...

  • Visual Lunar and Planetary Astronomyby Paul G. Abel

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 34.99

    This book details the methods and practices of visual amateur astronomy and explains how to produce an accurate scientific record of visual observations, using no more than a moderate size commercially made astronomical telescope. more...

  • Future Professional Communication in Astronomy IIby Alberto Accomazzi

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 299.00

    The present volume gathers together the talks presented at the second colloquim on the Future Professional Communication in Astronomy (FPCA II), held at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) on 13-14 April 2010. This meeting provided a forum for editors, publishers, scientists, librarians and officers of learned societies to discuss the future of the... more...

  • Pianeti tra le noteby Angelo Adamo

    Springer Milan 2010; US$ 19.99

    Una stella, otto pianeti, un centinaio di lune e una miriade di corpi minori tra plutini, asteroidi, comete, satelliti artificiali. E per ognuno di questi oggetti, spiegazioni scientifiche che condividono la scena con narrazioni dettate dal mito, con visioni della fanstascienza e con suggestioni sonore scaturite dalla penna di grandi compositori.... more...

  • Thirty Years of Astronomical Discovery with UKIRTby Andy Adamson; John Davies; E. Ian Robson

    Springer Netherlands 2013; Not Available

    These are the proceedings of an international meeting hosted by the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the UKIRT, the United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope. The volume comprises 31 professional level papers. The first part of the book has 10 thorough reviews of the conception, design and build of the... more...

  • Catastrophic Events Caused by Cosmic Objectsby Vitaly Adushkin; Ivan Nemchinov

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 159.00

    Many times all of us could hear from mass media that an asteroid approached and swept past the Earth. Such an asteroid or comet will inevitably strike the planet some day. This volume considers hazards due to collisions with cosmic objects, particularly in light of recent investigations of impacts by the authors. Each chapter written by an expert... more...

  • Science and Spectacleby John Agar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Science and Spectacle relates the construction of the telescope to the politics and culture of post-war Britain. From radar and atomic weapons, to the Festival of Britain and, later, Harold Wilson's rhetoric of scientific revolution, science formed a cultural resource from which post-war careers and a national identity could be built. The Jodrell... more...

  • Astrophysics at Very High Energiesby Felix Aharonian; Lars Bergström; Charles Dermer; Roland Walter; Marc Türler

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available

    This book reviews recent progress in gamma-ray astrophysics and multi-messenger astronomy. Includes research on the sources of GeV and TeV photons gleaned from measurements made by new instrumentats, new work on detection of dark matter and more. more...

  • Giants of Eclipse: The ? Aurigae Stars and Other Binary Systemsby Thomas B. Ake; Elizabeth Griffin

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The zeta Aurigae stars are the rare but illustrious sub-group of binary stars that undergo the dramatic phenomenon of "chromospheric eclipse". This book provides detailed descriptions of the ten known systems, illustrates them richly with examples of new spectra, and places them in the context of stellar structure and evolution. Comprised of a large... more...