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  • The Schemata of the Starsby E.A. Paschos; Panagiotis Sotiroudis

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 50.00

    Most of the knowledge of ancient Greek science survived through Byzantine codices. A short Byzantine article, extant in three manuscripts, contains advanced astronomical ideas and pre-Copernican diagrams; it presents improvements on ancient and medieval astronomy. This important book includes the edited version and translation of the text and analyzes... more...

  • Tantrasa?graha of N?laka??ha Somay?j?by Krishnamurthi Ramasubramanian; M. S. Sriram

    Springer London 2011; US$ 179.00

    The Tantrasangraha significantly influenced early astronomy in India. This English edition, prepared from authentic Sanskrit editions, includes necessary mathematical relations, illustrative examples, figures and tables using modern mathematical notation. more...

  • To Measure the Skyby Frederick R. Chromey

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 64.00

    With a lively yet rigorous and quantitative approach, this textbook introduces the fundamental topics in optical observational astronomy for undergraduates. more...

  • Visual Astronomy Under Dark Skiesby Antony Cooke

    Springer London 2006; US$ 44.95

    Modern astronomical telescopes, along with other advances in technology, have brought the deep sky ? star clusters, nebulae and the galaxies ? within reach of amateur astronomers. And it isn?t even necessary to image many of these deep-sky objects in order to see them; they are within reach of visual observers using modern techniques and enhancement... more...

  • Ancient Astronomical Observations and the Study of the Moon?s Motion (1691-1757)by John M. Steele

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00

    The discovery of a gradual acceleration in the moon?s mean motion by Edmond Halley in the last decade of the seventeenth century led to a revival of interest in reports of astronomical observations from antiquity. These observations provided the only means to study the moon?s ?secular acceleration?, as this newly-discovered acceleration became known.... more...

  • Ancient Astronomyby Clive Ruggles

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    Long before astronomy was a science, humans used the stars to mark time, navigate, organize planting and dramatize myths. This encyclopaedia draws on archaeological evidence and oral traditions to reveal how prehistoric humans perceived the skies and celestial phenomena. more...

  • Astronomy Through the Agesby Sir Robert Wilson

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 109.95

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless explains deep concepts of space and time, of relativity... more...

  • Astronomy in India: A Historical Perspectiveby Thanu Padmanabhan

    Springer India 2014; US$ 129.00

    India has a strong and ancient tradition of astronomy, which seamlessly merges with the current activities in Astronomy and Astrophysics in the country. While the younger generation of astronomers and students are reasonably familiar with the current facilities and the astronomical research, they might not have an equally good knowledge of the rich... more...

  • Astrostatistical Challenges for the New Astronomyby Joseph M. Hilbe

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    With coverage of specific topics such as analyzing supernovae and extrasolar planets, This collection of monographs details a variety of useful methodologies for analyzing and interpreting large-scale data sets in the evolving field of astrostatistics. more...

  • Astrostatistics and Data Miningby Luis Manuel Sarro; Laurent Eyer; William O'Mullane; Joris De Ridder

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00

    This book offers an overview of the statistical analysis of astronomical data, presenting examples that apply current methodologies to open issues in astronomical research, and exploring scientific analysis of the upcoming petabyte-scale databases. more...