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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 96.00 US$ 87.36
This volume considers recent theoretical and observational developments in astronomy and astrophysics with contributions on solar system bodies, extrasolar planets, star formation, galaxy evolution and cosmology. A special section is dedicated to the history of astronomy including papers on the history of the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon, time... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
The riveting and mesmerizing story behind a watershed period in human history, the discovery of the startling size and true nature of our universe. On New Years Day in 1925, a young Edwin Hubble released his finding that our Universe was far bigger, eventually measured as a thousand trillion times larger than previously believed. Hubble?s proclamation... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 137.44
This History has its origin in a suggestion, made in September 1990 by former IAU General Secretary Derek McNally, who felt "that a 75 year history of the Union was needed before the col lective memory of those who knew the Union before the Second World War vanished. It would then be a preparatory volume to a centennial history in 2019. " Indeed,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
A History of Astronomy , first published in 1907, offers a comprehensive introduction to the steady development of the science since its inception in the ancient world up to the momentous progress of the nineteenth century. It includes biographical material relating to the most famous names in the study of astronomy ? Copernicus, Galileo, Newton,... more...
- Springer London 2007; US$ 28.47
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 just a decade ago. However, astronomical CCD cameras are still very expensive, and technology has now progressed so that digital cameras ? the kind you use on holiday... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 28.47
Fully updated and revised, this volume reveals techniques to photograph space with a digital camera. New technological developments are included, and the text has been expanded to cover H-alpha light, photographing constellations and basic post-imaging processing. more...
- Springer Milan 2007; US$ 13.32
Le economiche webcam stanno rivoluzionando l?imaging astronomico amatoriale, fornendo un?alternativa conveniente ai CCD raffreddati, quanto meno per i soggetti pił luminosi. Le webcam, che costano solo poche decine di euro, sono in grado di realizzare riprese di pił alta risoluzione rispetto alle macchine fotografiche digitali grazie alla maggiore... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Tracing the evolution of humankind?s pursuit of astronomical knowledge, this resource looks deep into the furthest reaches of space. Children will follow along as the realization that the Earth is not at the center of the universe leads all the way up to recent telescopic proof of planets orbiting stars outside the solar system. In addition to its... more...