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Earth sciences; Study and teaching (Secondary)

  • Towards Understanding the Climate of Venusby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book details recent work to explore and understand the climate of Venus. It offers a historical account of the exploration of the planet as well as gives an up-to-date overview of recent observational results from the ESA Venus Express Mission. more...

  • Practical Astronomy with your Calculatorby Peter Duffett-Smith

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 36.00

    Practical Astronomy with your Calculator, first published in 1979, has enjoyed immense success. The author's clear and easy to follow routines enable you to solve a variety of practical and recreational problems in astronomy using a scientific calculator. Mathematical complexity is kept firmly in the background, leaving just the elements necessary... more...

  • Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planetby Larry W. Esposito; Ellen R. Stofan; Thomas E. Cravens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 88.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 176. With the search for extra-solar planets in full gear, it has become essential to gain a more detailed understanding of the evolution of the other earth-like planets in our own solar system. Space missions to Venus, including the Soviet Veneras, Pioneer... more...

  • Choosing and Using Astronomical Filtersby Martin Griffiths

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 39.99

    As a casual read through any of the major amateur astronomical magazines will demonstrate, there are filters available for all aspects of optical astronomy. This book provides a ready resource on the use of the following filters, among others, for observational astronomy or for imaging: Light pollution filters Planetary filters Solar filters ... more...

  • The Twin Sister Planets Venus and Earthby Robert Malcuit

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book explains how it came to be that Venus and Earth, while very similar in chemical composition, zonation, size and heliocentric distance from the Sun, are very different in surface environmental conditions. It is argued here that these differences can be accounted for by planetoid capture processes and the subsequent evolution of the planet-satellite... more...

  • Astronomical Problemsby B. A. Vorontsov-Vel'Yaminov

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Astronomical Problems: An Introductory Course in Astronomy covers astronomical problems, together with a summary of the theory and the formula to be exercised. The book discusses the types of problems solved with the help of the celestial globe and how to solve astronomical problems. The text tackles problems on interpolation, the celestial sphere,... more...

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