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  • 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...

  • Planet Marsby François Forget; François Costard; Philippe Lognonné

    Springer 2008; US$ 39.95

    Give an insight of Mars by adopting an outline based on history rather than on subtopic (atmosphere, surface, interior). This work looks at its evolution, and incorporates the results from the space missions of Mars Express, Spirit and Opportunity. It also examines its formation from the ashes of dead stars, more than 4 5 billion years ago. more...

  • The Herschel Objects, and How to Observe Themby James Mullaney

    Springer 2007; US$ 32.95

    Deep-sky observers are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. This guide offers an opportunity to retrace the footsteps of Sir William Herschel, discoverer of Uranus and arguably the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer. It lists various impressive of Herschel's star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. more...

  • The Observer's Sky Atlasby E. Karkoschka

    Springer 2007; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Un anno intero sotto il cieloby Patrick Moore

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Ci sono 365 notti in un anno (366 se bisestile) e per l?astrofilo non ce ne sono mai due uguali. Il cielo ogni notte propone un suo show che ha per protagonisti migliaia di oggetti come stelle, costellazioni, pianeti, nebulose, da riconoscere uno ad uno, da ammirare e studiare. Sir Patrick Moore ? celeberrimo conduttore televisivo inglese, astrofilo... more...

  • L'osservazione delle stelle variabili (Italian Edition)by Gerry A. Good

    Springer 2008; US$ 19.95

    L?osservazione delle stelle variabili è uno dei principali contributi che gli astronomi dilettanti possono offrire alla scienza e questo libro fornisce tutte le informazioni necessarie per dedicarvisi con profitto. Nella prima parte vengono presentate in dettaglio le diverse classi di variabili, con esempi, curve di luce e descrizioni fisiche. La seconda... more...

  • Cataclysmic Cosmic Events and How to Observe Themby Martin Mobberley

    Springer 2009; US$ 34.95

    Deals with observing dramatic and often bizarre cosmic events. This title explains what these events are, what we know of their physics, and how amateur astronomers can observe them. more...

  • Measure Solar System Objects and Their Movements for Yourself!by John D. Clark

    Springer 2009; US$ 34.95

    Shows amateur astronomers how to measure the basic size and distance statistics for the solar system for themselves. more...

  • Make Time for the Starsby Antony Cooke

    Springer 2009; US$ 34.95

    Imaging systems enable time-pressed astronomers to take excellent astrophotographs of many objects without the hours-long exposures that used to be a feature of this aspect of astronomy. This book showcases a wide array of quickly performed astronomical projects, including various novel approaches to observing. more...

  • Astronomical Cybersketchingby Peter Grego

    Springer 2009; US$ 34.95

    Outlines the techniques involved in making observational sketches and more detailed 'scientific' drawings of a wide variety of astronomical subjects using modern digital equipment; primarily PDAs and tablet PCs. This book also discusses about choosing hardware and software. more...