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  • A Comparison of the Dynamical Evolution of Planetary Systemsby Rudolf Dvorak; Sylvio Ferraz-Mello

    Springer 2006; US$ 159.00

    Covers a range of subjects, covering the developments in Celestial Mechanics from the theoretical point of nonlinear dynamical systems to the application to real problems. This volume is useful for astronomers and mathematicians interested in Hamiltonian mechanics and in the dynamics of planetary systems. more...

  • Erde und Planetenby Wilhelm Raith

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 1,904.00

    Die gemeinsame Behandlung der Erde und der durch die Raumfahrt uns näher gerückten Planeten wurde beibehalten, ebenso die ausführliche Beschreibung der Biosphären-Physik in den Kapiteln 2 bis 4. Die verbesserte und aktualisierte 2. Auflage enthält auch Internet-Hinweise am Ende jedes Kapitels. more...

  • Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy 6by Andre Heck

    Springer 2006; US$ 269.00

    Part of the "Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy (OSA)" series, this book considers various aspects of astronomy-related life and environment. The chapters deal with socio-dynamical aspects of the astronomy (and related space sciences) community. more...

  • Human Vision and The Night Skyby Michael Borgia

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Suitable for amateur astronomers who are readers of "Sky" and "Telescope" magazine or similar astronomy periodicals. This book begins with teaching astronomers to use their most important astronomy tool, their eyes. Then, it discusses how to select the right telescope. more...

  • L'astrofilo modernoby Martin Mobberley

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    In meno di due decenni lastronomia amatoriale ha cambiato volto. Il motivo, naturalmente, il progresso tecnologico. Telescopi economici, ma di alta qualit, montature "go-to" controllate dal computer, autoguide, camere CCD, videocamere e (come sempre) computer e Internet sono soltanto alcuni degli elementi che hanno rivoluzionato lastronomia... more...

  • Jupiterby John McAnally

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Provides information for amateur astronomers who want to know all about what it is they are observing. This book also deals with observing techniques for practical astronomers, and working with a range of different instruments. more...

  • Astronomical Sketchingby Richard Handy; Sol Robbins; Jeremy Perez; Erika Rix; David B. Moody

    Springer 2007; US$ 44.95

    Despite the fact that there are a variety of drawing media and techniques, there exists no comprehensive treatment of the subject of astronomical sketching. This book contains information regarding equipment, types of telescope and eyepiece combinations, techniques for preserving and archiving sketches, and suggestions for accurate record keeping. more...

  • Organizations and Strategies in Astronomyby Andre Heck

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    The seventh volume under the title "Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy (OSA)", this book covers chapters that deal with socio-dynamical aspects of the astronomy community: characteristics of organizations, strategies for development, operational techniques, observing practicalities, journal and magazine profiles, and more. more...

  • Mercuryby Andre Balogh; Leonid Ksanfomality; Rudolf von Steiger

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun, is different in several respects from the other three terrestrial planets. In appearance, it resembles the heavily cratered surface of the Moon, but its density is high, it has a magnetic field and magnetosphere, but no atmosphere or ionosphere. This book reviews the progress made in Mercury studies since the... more...

  • Lights in the Skyby Michael Maunder

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Many lights and other objects in the sky go unrecognised, or at least are little understood by those observing them. And there is still a residuum of objects that remain unidentified by the watcher - classed generally as 'UFOs'. This title presents an identification guide, very much like the "plant identifier" sections found in a... more...