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  • The 2007 ESO Instrument Calibration Workshopby Andreas Kaufer; Florian Kerber

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    The 2007 ESO Instrument Calibration workshop brought together more than 120 participants with the objective to a) foster the sharing of information, experience and techniques between observers, instrument developers and instrument operation teams, b) review the actual precision and limitations of the applied instrument calibration plans, and c) collect... more...

  • The Stars of Heavenby Clifford A. Pickover

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 18.99

    Do a little armchair space travel, rub elbows with alien life forms, and stretch your mind to the furthest corners of our uncharted universe. With this astonishing guidebook, you don't have to be an astronomer to explore the mysteries of stars and their profound meaning for human existence. Clifford A. Pickover tackles a range of topics from stellar... more...

  • Galaxies in the Local Volumeby B.S. Koribalski; H. Jerjen

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Contains at least 500 known galaxies, many of which congregate in well-known groups like the 'Local Group', the relatively loose Sculptor Group, and the more compact Centaurus A group. This book provides accurate distances for the majority of these nearby galaxies, allowing us to visualise the Local Volume in 3D, and study the local Hubble... more...

  • An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysicsby Francis LeBlanc

    Wiley 2011; US$ 195.00

    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 Stellar... more...

  • Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics: Volume 2by Erika Böhm-Vitense

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 54.00

    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...

  • New Worlds in the Cosmosby Michel Mayor; Pierre-Yves Frei; Boud Roukema

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 55.00

    Account of the successful search for planets outside our Solar System. more...

  • Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics: Volume 3by Erika Böhm-Vitense

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • Amateur Telescope Making in the Internet Ageby Robert L. Clark

    Springer 2010; US$ 34.95

    Building an astronomical telescope offers the amateur astronomer an exciting challenge, with the possibility of ending up with a far bigger and better telescope than could have been afforded otherwise. In the past, the starting point has always been the grinding and polishing of at least the primary mirror, a difficult and immensely time-consuming... more...

  • Black Hole Uniqueness Theoremsby Markus Heusler

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 52.00

    A self-contained introduction to the mathematical theory of black holes. more...

  • Stellar Physicsby Gennadii S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan; A.Y. Blinov; M. Romanova

    Springer 2011; US$ 149.00

    "Stellar Physics" is a an outstanding book in the growing body of literature on star formation and evolution. Not only does the author, a leading expert in the field, very thoroughly 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. A bibliography... more...