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- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 64.00
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...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 56.00
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 149.00
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...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 349.00
Many types of stars show conspicuous emission lines in their optical spectra. These stars are broadly referred to as emission line stars. Emission line stars are attractive to many people because of their spectacular phenomena and their amazing varieties and variability. This book offers general information on emission line stars, starting from a... more...
- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 18.00
Anyone with an interest in astronomy needs a map to help them find their way around the night sky. The Night Sky Month by Month contains charts for observing the night sky in both the northern and southern hemispheres throughout the year. Readers can find their latitude, relate the chart to their local horizon, and see which way the stars and planets... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
The world is increasingly unthinkable, a world of planetary disasters, emerging pandemics, and the looming threat of extinction. In this book Eugene Thacker suggests that we look to the genre of horror as offering a way of thinking about the unthinkable world. To confront this idea is to confront the limit of our ability to understand the world in... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 229.00
This book presents tools of integrated modeling together with concepts of ground-based telescopes. It also describes modeling of optical systems, structures, wavefront control systems with emphasis on segmented mirror control and active and adaptive optics. more...