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  • Lunar and Planetary Webcam User's Guideby Martin Mobberley

    Springer 2006; US$ 44.95

    Aims to de-mystify the jargon of webcams and computer processing and provides hints and tips for imaging the Sun, Moon and planets with a webcam. This book also explains how webcams can be connected direct to a PC so that software can be used to "stack" multiple images, providing a stunning increase in image quality. more...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 91.95

    The Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy provides a lexicon of terminology covering fields such as astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, relativity, geophysics, meteorology, Newtonian physics, and oceanography. Authors and editors often assume - incorrectly - that readers are familiar with all the terms in professional literature. With... more...

  • A Companion to Astronomy and Astrophysicsby Kenneth R. Lang

    Springer 2007; US$ 79.95

    Provides information for amateur astronomers and professional astrophysicists, and for those interested in the Universe. This book consists of two main parts, a Timeline and a Dictionary. The Timeline is a history which provides the story of cosmic discovery. The Dictionary defines the terms and acronyms that deal with our celestial science. 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...

  • Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysicsby Martin V. Zombeck

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 118.00

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

  • A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysisby Brian D. Warner

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Presents those with access to even a modest telescope and a CCD camera the background and detailed steps to take part in important astronomical research. This book contains enough background material (theory) for the reader to understand - and avoid - the pitfalls in the process. more...