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  • Observing and Measuring Visual Double Starsby R. W. Argyle

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 43.54

    The revised 2nd edition of this popular book adds much new material, including a guide to sketching double stars and tips on imaging doube stars of unequal brightness. Includes access to double star catalogs, software and more via the Springer Extras web site. more...

  • Eclissi!by Marco Bastoni

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 13.72

    Le eclissi di Sole e di Luna sono fra gli spettacoli pių avvincenti della Natura; questo libro č una guida completa alla loro osservazione e spiega come cercare, vivere e fotografare questi eventi senza necessariamente essere astrofili esperti. Cosa posso osservare durante un?eclisse? Da dove? E quando? Un?accurata selezione delle 10 eclissi imperdibili... more...

  • Einführung in die moderne Kosmologieby Andrew Liddle; Sybille Otterstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    Dank sich stets verbessernder boden- und weltraumgestutzter Teleskope stehen der Kosmologie inzwischen Daten zur Verfugung, die Ruckschlusse auf immer fruhere Phasen des Universums und Vergleiche mit Modellvorstellungen erlauben. Daher gewinnt die Kosmologie in den Astronomiekursen der Universitaten bestandig an Wichtigkeit. Die "Einfuhrung in die... more...

  • Astronomie und Astrophysikby Alfred Weigert; Heinrich J. Wendker; Lutz Wisotzki

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.50 US$ 45.50

    Dieses Lehrbuch ist ein Grundkurs im besten Sinne: Beginnend mit den physikalischen und technischen Grundlagen, die fur das Verstandnis der weiteren astrophysikalischen Ausfuhrungen benotigt werden, vermittelt es solides Wissen fur die moderne Astrophysik, ist klar geschrieben, reich bebildert und auch in den mathematischen Teilen jederzeit verstandlich.... more...

  • Titan: Exploring an Earthlike Worldby Athena Coustenis; Fredric W. Taylor

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 66.00

    Titan: Exploring an Earthlike World presents the most comprehensive description in book form of what is currently known about Titan, the largest satellite of the planet Saturn and arguably the most intriguing and mysterious world in the Solar System. Because of its resemblance to our own planet, Titan is often described as a “frozen primitive... more...

  • Applying Fractals in Astronomyby Andre HECK; Jean M. Perdang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 76.20

    'Fractal geometry addressesitselfto questions that many people have been asking themselves. It con­ cerns an aspect of Nature that almost everybody had been conscious of, but could not address in a formal fashion. ' 'Fractal geometry seems to be the proper language to describe the complezity of many very compli­ cated shapes around us. ' (Mandelbrot,... more...

  • Astrophotographyby Siegfried Marx

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 97.97

    This volume contains the proceedings of the workshop "Astrophotography 87", which was held in Jena, April 21-24, 1987. The workshop was organized by the Central Institute of Astrophysics of the Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic and is the latest in a series devoted to the problems of photography in astronomy. The previous workshops,... more...

  • Beyond the Moonby James Greig McCully

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 30.00

    Finally, someone has written a comprehensive, easily readable explanation of the tides on earth that is both simple enough for students and solid enough for their professors. Step by step, by analogy and illustration, Beyond the Moon describes how the cyclical motion of the near solar system is impressed upon the earth's oceans, and how the hydraulics... more...

  • Titanby Athena Coustenis; Fred Taylor

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 50.00

    This is the first book to deal with Titan, one of the most mysterious bodies in the solar system. The largest satellite of the giant planet Saturn, Titan is itself larger than the planet Mercury, and is unique in being the only known moon with a thick atmosphere. In addition, its atmosphere bears a startling resemblance to the Earth's, but is... more...

  • 2013 Australasian Sky Guideby Nick Lomb

    Powerhouse Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with monthly star maps, diagrams and details of all the year’s exciting celestial events. Wherever you are in Australia or New Zealand, easy calculations allow you to determine when the Sun, Moon and planets will rise and set... more...