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  • Active Galactic Nucleiby R.D. Blandford; T.J.-L. Courvoisier; M. Mayor; H. Netzer; L. Woltjer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 49.99

    The Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy organizes each year in the late winter or early spring an advanced course. The format of the school is always iden­ tical: three leading lecturers are invited to cover the subject in nine or ten lectures each and to deliver a written version of their lecture notes. Lectures are held in the morning and... more...

  • Advanced Lectures on the Starburst-Agn Connectionby Itziar Aretxaga; Raul Mujica; Daniel Kunth

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 120.00

    A group of leading experts in the field of starbursts and active galactic nuclei have joined hands to produce this review volume which covers the starburst-AGN connection, and the tests to be carried out with the upcoming new astronomical facilities to ascertain the relevance of both components to the formation and evolution of galaxies.The book is... more...

  • Alla scoperta delle galassieby A. Boselli

    Springer Milan 2010; US$ 39.95

    Tradotto dall'originale francese « A la decouverte des galaxies », il testo, centrato sullo studio delle galassie, è  supportato da numerose fotografie spettacolari ottenute dai più recenti telescopi e satelliti. E' indirizzato a un pubblico assai ampio, che include studenti degli ultimi anni dei licei o dei primi anni... more...

  • The Andromeda Galaxy and the Rise of Modern Astronomyby David Schultz

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 34.95

    Messier?s M31, the Andromeda Galaxy, is the only extragalactic object visible to the naked eye, and retains an almost mystical appeal. This fascinating study describes the central role played by the galaxy in enhancing our understanding of the cosmos. more...

  • Angular Momentum Evolution of Young Starsby S. Catalano; J.R Stauffer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Noto, Italy, September 17-21, 1990 more...

  • Astronomical Applications of Astrometryby Michael Perryman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 72.00

    An authoritative account of the contributions to science made by the Hipparcos satellite, for astronomers, astrophysicists and cosmologists. more...

  • Astronomical Opticsby Daniel J. Schroeder

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 165.00

    This book provides a unified treatment of the characteristics of telescopes of all types, both those whose performance is set by geometrical aberrations and the effect of the atmosphere, and those diffraction-limited telescopes designed for observations from above the atmosphere. The emphasis throughout is on basic principles, such as Fermat's principle,... more...

  • Astronomical Opticsby Daniel J. Schroeder

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Written by a recognized expert in the field, this clearly presented, well-illustrated book provides both advanced level students and professionals with an authoritative, thorough presentation of the characteristics, including advantages and limitations, of telescopes and spectrographic instruments used by astronomers of today. Key Features * Written... more...

  • Astronomy of the Milky Wayby Michael Inglis

    Springer London 2012; US$ 39.95

    One of the wonders of the universe we live in is the Milky Way. It spans the entire sky and can be seen every night of the year from anywhere on Earth. This is the first book that deals specifically with what can be seen within the Milky Way from a practical observer's point of view. Astronomy of the Milky Way covers every constellation that the... more...

  • Astrophysics of Galaxy Clustersby A. Cavaliere; Y. Rephaeli

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 268.00

    This book presents a collection of contributions from the 'International School of Physics' "Enrico Fermi", held in Varenna, Italy in July 2008. This is the second school devoted to the astrophysics of galaxy clusters, and comes four years after the first; 'Background Microwave Radiation and Intra-cluster Cosmology'. The motivation... more...