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- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 250.00
Since the last joint IAU and COSPAR Colloquium in Gainesville in 1995, there have been dramatic changes in the field resulting from in-situ space experiments, Earth orbiting satellites and ground based observations. The brightest comet since the early years of the twentieth century, comet Hale-Bopp, appeared, giving an invaluable opportunity to see... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 36.00
Practical Astronomy with your Calculator, first published in 1979, has enjoyed immense success. The author's clear and easy to follow routines enable you to solve a variety of practical and recreational problems in astronomy using a scientific calculator. Mathematical complexity is kept firmly in the background, leaving just the elements necessary... more...
- Springer Milan 2007; US$ 8.92
In meno di due decenni l?astronomia amatoriale ha cambiato volto. Il motivo, naturalmente, è il progresso tecnologico. Telescopi economici, ma di alta qualità, montature "go-to" controllate dal computer, autoguide, camere CCD, videocamere e (come sempre) computer e Internet sono soltanto alcuni degli elementi che hanno rivoluzionato l?astronomia del... more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 23.82
A book for amateur astronomers that injects fun into a stimulating hobby. Complex subject matter is made easy and entertaining to read. Each chapter includes a series of observing challenges that will entertain and push the reader to continually higher levels of achievement. more...
- Springer London 2007; US$ 23.82
Many lights and other objects in the sky go unrecognised, or at least are little understood by those observing them. Such things range from the commonplace like rainbows and meteors, to the distinctly unusual like the green flash and ball lightning. And there is still a residuum of objects that remain unidentified by the watcher ? classed generally... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 25.73
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 Photographs from actual antiquarian celestial atlases and prints, many previously unpublished, enrich the text.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...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 25.73
Peter Grego?s fascinating book presents an up-to-date, detailed description of the history and geology of the so-called inferior planets, and provides the latest, most useful advice on observing and recording them with commercially-available telescopes and cameras. more...
- Springer London 2007; US$ 31.45
With the increasing sensitivity of the equipment available to the home astronomer, this Springer series is a helping hand to skywatchers who want to hone their skills. The book reviews the latest satellite observations of Jupiter and contains superb pictures of Jupiter taken by McAnally himself. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 148.61
UNDERSTANDING THE PLANET MERCURY Thirty years have elapsed since the one and only mission to Mercury, Mariner 10, performed three ?ybys of the planet, capturing moderate-reso- tion (100 m at best) images of one hemisphere (45% of the surface) and d- covering that Mercury could be the only other terrestrial planet to have a global magnetic ?eld and... more...