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  • Asteroidsby Viorel Badescu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the prospective energy and material resources that could be gathered from asteroids and brought back to earth. It presents past and future technologies and solutions to old problems that could soon become reality. more...

  • The Constellation Observing Atlasby Grant Privett; Kevin Jones

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 28.07

    Designed for anyone who wishes to learn the constellations or observe the best and brightest deep sky objects and double stars, this book contains an alphabetical list of constellations complete with star maps, historical background, and highlights of deep sky objects. Each entry contains position and physical information on enough stars to support... more...

  • The Outer Planets and their Moonsby Therese Encrenaz; R. Kallenbach; Tobias Owen; Christophe Sotin

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 146.01

    This volume gives an integrated summary of the science related to the four giant planets in our solar system. It is the result of an ISSI workshop on "A comparative study of the outer planets before the exploration of Saturn by Cassini-Huygens" which was held at ISSI in Bern on January 12-16, 2004. Representatives of several scientific communities,... more...

  • Asteroids and Dwarf Planets and How to Observe Themby Roger Dymock

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 40.35

    The dwarf planets and asteroids themselves, their origins, orbits, and composition are described, and how amateur astronomers can play a part in their detection, tracking, and imaging.  Numerous observing techniques are covered in depth. There are also lists of amateur and professional organizations and how to submit your own observations to them. more...

  • The Complete CD Guide to the Universeby Richard Harshaw

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 40.35

    This is the largest and most comprehensive atlas of the universe ever created for amateur astronomers. It provides a detailed observing guide for almost any practical amateur astronomer. Spanning some 3,000 pages, this is a project that is possible only on CD-ROM. more...

  • The Observer's Sky Atlasby Erich Karkoschka

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 27.23

    This title includes a short introduction to observing, a thorough description of the star charts and tables, a glossary and much more. It is perfect for both the beginner and seasoned observer. It is fully revised edition of a best-selling and highly-praised sky atlas. more...

  • Star Mapsby Nick Kanas

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 45.43

    This revised and updated second edition of the popular astronomical text focuses on the development of map-making leading to today?s view of the stars. It captures the beauty of the heavens through images from antiquarian celestial prints and star atlases. more...

  • Star Mapsby Nick Kanas

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 27.23

    This book traces the history of celestial cartography and relates this history to the changing ideas of man?s place in the universe and to advances in map-making. Photographs from actual antiquarian celestial atlases and prints, many previously unpublished, enrich the text. more...

  • Dictionary of Minor Planet Namesby Lutz D. Schmadel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 223.52

    Prepared on Behalf of Commission 20 Under the Auspices of the International Astronomical Union more...

  • The Dawn Mission to Minor Planets 4 Vesta and 1 Ceresby Christopher Russell; Carol Raymond

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 223.52

    Dawn is the first mission to orbit a main belt asteroid and the first scientific mission to use ion propulsion.  Major objectives of this mission include mapping of the surfaces of 4 Vesta and 1 Ceres,  determining its topography from stereo measurements, determining its mineralogy, measuring its elemental composition and obtaining  gravity data. ... more...