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Stars Observations

  • Towards Understanding the Climate of Venusby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book details recent work to explore and understand the climate of Venus. It offers a historical account of the exploration of the planet as well as gives an up-to-date overview of recent observational results from the ESA Venus Express Mission. more...

  • The Early Evolution of the Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planetsby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 199.00

    ?The Early Evolution of the Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets? presents the main processes participating in the atmospheric evolution of terrestrial planets. A group of experts in the different fields provide an update of our current knowledge on this topic. Several papers in this book discuss the key role of nitrogen in the atmospheric evolution... more...

  • Visual Lunar and Planetary Astronomyby Paul G. Abel

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 34.99

    This book details the methods and practices of visual amateur astronomy and explains how to produce an accurate scientific record of visual observations, using no more than a moderate size commercially made astronomical telescope. more...

  • The Knowledge: Stargazingby Maggie Aderin-Pocock

    Quadrille Publishing Ltd 2015; Not Available

    Unfold the stories of the stars, as well as the earth, moon, solar system, asteroids, eclipses, galaxies and mysteries of the universe... Gain knowledge of the sky with Maggie Aderin-Pocock. more...

  • Earth Surface Processesby Philip A. Allen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 137.95

    Earth Surface Processes is an introductory text for those studying the dynamics of fluid and sediment transport in the environments, in the context of both present-day patterns as well as the environmental changes decipherable in the geological record. The book is divided into two parts. The first deals with the global-scale aspects of the earth's... more...

  • Explore Winter!by Maxine Anderson; Alexis Frederick-Frost

    Nomad Press 2007; US$ 9.95

    Young readers become scientists in the field when this activity book sends them off to answer the question “Why do we have winter?? with experiments and projects that mix real science with real fun. Combining hands-on learning with trivia, jokes, riddles, and terrific illustrations, chapters start with the “tools? of science—the scientific method... more...

  • 3,000 Deep-Sky Objectsby Ted Aranda

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 44.95

    This book lists 3,000 deep-sky objects visible from the northern hemisphere, described as they appear in the author's powerful binocular telescope. The contents are organized by position for easy identification, and indexed by name and catalog numbers. more...

  • 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 Star Atlas Companionby Philip M. Bagnall

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 44.95

    Conventional star atlases are great for locating constellations and individual stars but The Star Atlas Companion goes one step further and describes the physical properties of more than 1,100 stars. With the aid of scale diagrams, the reader can get a real sense of the sizes, shapes, distances, and surface features of many of the stars visible... more...

  • 1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Dieby Michael E. Bakich

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 44.95

    This guide to the night sky's brightest and most fascinating objects features celestial bodies that are accessible to amateur astronomers using medium-sized telescopes. With its chronological target list, you can enjoy sky-watching on any night of your choice. more...