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Nautical almanacs

  • The 2007 ESO Instrument Calibration Workshopby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...

  • 50 Years of Brown Dwarfsby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    The years 2012/2013 mark the 50th anniversary of the theoretical prediction that Brown Dwarfs, i.e. degenerate objects which are just not massive enough to sustain stable hydrogen fusion, exist. Some 20 years after their discovery, how Brown Dwarfs form is still one of the main open questions in the theory of star formation. In this volume, the pioneers... more...

  • Active Galactic Nucleiby Volker Beckmann; Chris Shrader

    Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00

    This AGN textbook includes phenomena based on new results in the X-Ray domain from new telescopes such as Chandra and XMM Newton not mentioned in any other book. Furthermore, it considers also the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope with its revolutionary advances of unprecedented sensitivity, field of view and all-sky monitoring. Those and other new... more...

  • Active Galactic Nucleiby R.D. Blandford; H. Netzer; L. Woltjer

    Springer 2006; US$ 49.95

    Starting with this volume, the Lecture Notes of the renowned Advanced Courses of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy will be published annually. In each course, three extensive lectures given by leading experts in their respective fields cover different and essential aspects of the subject. The 20th course, held at Les Diablerets in April... more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 208.00

    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$ 29.95

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Asteroseismologyby C. Aerts; J. Christensen-Dalsgaard; D. W. Kurtz

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    This volume offers a practical guide to asteroseismology for graduate students and scientists involved with stellar astrophysics. It introduces asteroseismology and provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental theory, observations and techniques, in addition data analysis methods. more...

  • Astronomical Applications of Astrometryby Michael Perryman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 88.00

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