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  • 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; Eugene F. Milone

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 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. more...

  • The Outer Planets and their Moonsby T. Encrenaz; R. Kallenbach; T. Owen

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    Aims to review the knowledge on 4 major themes: the study of the formation and evolution processes of the outer planets and their satellites; a study of the atmospheres of the outer planets and Titan; the study of the planetary magnetospheres and their interactions with the solar wind; and the formation and properties of satellites and rings. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...