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- Springer New York 2007; US$ 29.95
This is a superb book for intermediate-level astronomers. It tells you everything you need to know about smaller-scale observatories, and how to set one up. It draws on the author?s practical experience and that of many other experienced amateur astronomers. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 139.00
The Universe would be a dull and dark place if the gaseous baryons did not cool, collapse, and form stars and galaxies. However, if this gas is allowed to cool unimpeded at the rate predicted from known atomic physics, in the context of a well-established cosmological model, the gaseous matter would form stars and galaxies with a high e?ciency, so... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 64.00 US$ 55.47
An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics aspires to provide the reader with an intermediate knowledge on stars whilst focusing mostly on the explanation of the functioning of stars by using basic physical concepts and observational results. The book is divided into seven chapters, featuring both core and optional content: Basic concepts ... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92
This book is the final one in a series of three texts which together provide a modern, complete and authoritative account of our present knowledge of the stars. It discusses the internal structure and the evolution of stars, and is completely self-contained. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48
This comprehensive textbook conveys the basic physical ideas and laws used in the study of the outer layers of a star. The stellar atmosphere emits the light which we see. The only layers of a star where we can get direct information about temperature, pressure and composition are in the atmosphere. This complete account first introduces stellar magnitudes,... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 34.95
This is a book about making telescopes from available parts. It provides guidance on where to look and what to look for in selecting items for telescope making and explains how to assemble these components to produce an excellent instrument on a tight budget. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 179.00
This is an outstanding book, revised and updated, on star formation and evolution. Not only does the author present the current state of knowledge on stellar physics, but he handles with equal care the many problems that this field of research still faces. more...