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  • Digital Astrophotographyby David Ratledge

    Springer 2006; US$ 44.95

    Contains techniques, advice, hints, tips and spectacular color images from world experts in CCD astronomy from North America and Europe. Their insights are illustrated with color images. This book features techniques that range from using simple webcams to highly technical aspects such as supernovae patrolling. more...

  • Visual Astronomy Under Dark Skiesby Antony Cooke

    Springer 2006; US$ 44.95

    Modern astronomical telescopes, along with other advances in technology, have brought the deep sky within reach of astronomers. This book helps you if you are observing the sky from a light-polluted environment. It provides information needed to know about what to observe, and how to get views of faint and distant astronomical objects. more...

  • CCD Astrophotographyby Adam Stuart

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 39.95

    Details one man's approach to the problem of getting high-quality astronomical images under light-polluted conditions. This book provides a tested program that helps CCD-beginner to work towards digital imaging of the highest quality. It outlines the materials and equipment used for high-quality imaging. more...

  • Exploring Ancient Skiesby David H. Kelley; A.F. Aveni; Eugene F. Milone

    Springer New York 2005; US$ 299.00

    Exploring Ancient Skies uses modern science to examine ancient astronomy throughout the World: the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean, the Far East, and the New World, particularly Mesoamerica. Throughout, the discussion emphasizes the main purposes of ancient astronomy, many of which it shares with modern astronomy: astrology, navigation, calendar... more...

  • Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomyby Richard A. Matzner

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 94.95

    Astronomy. Astrophysics. Cosmology. General Relativity. Geophysics. Meteorology. Newtonian Physics. Oceanography. Special Relativity. Unified Field Theory. more...

  • Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysicsby Martin V. Zombeck

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 124.00

    Updated third edition for graduate students, researchers and professionals in astronomy and the space sciences. more...

  • A Companion to Astronomy and Astrophysicsby Kenneth Lang

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 79.95

    Astronomy and Astrophysics is a comprehensive, fundamental, up-to-date reference book. It is filled with vital information and basic facts for amateur astronomers and professional astrophysicists, and for anyone interested in the Universe. The book consists of two main parts, a Timeline and a Dictionary. The Timeline is a concise history which provides... more...

  • Creating and Enhancing Digital Astro Imagesby Grant Privett

    Springer 2007; US$ 44.95

    Describes how to create the best astronomical images you can with the digital camera equipment at your disposal. This book explains the steps we go through to extract results from the raw-and-dirty original imagery, and then transform them into high quality pictures that you could hang on your wall, show to your spouse or local society friends. more...

  • How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital Cameraby Tony Buick

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Since the advent of astronomical CCD imaging, it has been possible for amateurs to produce images of a quality that was attainable only by universities and professional observatories. This illustrated step-by-step manual is for anyone who has a telescope (of any size) and a digital camera. It provides a photographic atlas of the Moon. more...

  • The Composition of Matterby R. Von Steiger; G. Gloeckler; G. M. Mason

    Springer 2007; US$ 229.00

    This volume consists of papers developed from a joint ACE/ISSI symposium on the "Composition of Matter" honoring the occasion of Johannes Geiss's 80th birthday The purpose of the symposium was to explore new insights into the composition of solar-system and galactic matter, and fractionation processes affecting samples of this matter,... more...