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- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
Beyond the four centuries of sunspot observation and the five decades during which artificial satellites have monitored the Sun - that is to say for 99.99999 per cent of the Sun's existence - our knowledge of solar history depends largely on analogy with kindred main sequence stars, on the outcome of various kinds of modelling, and on indirect... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 179.00
Le Verrier was a superb scientist. His discovery of Neptune in 1846 made him the most famous astronomer of his time. He produced a complete theory of the motions of the planets which served as a basis for planetary ephemeris for a full century. Doing this, he discovered an anomaly in the motion of Mercury which later became the first proof of General... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 52.50
Dieses Lehrbuch ist ein Grundkurs im besten Sinne: Beginnend mit den physikalischen und technischen Grundlagen, die für das Verständnis der weiteren astrophysikalischen Ausführungen benötigt werden, vermittelt es solides Wissen für die moderne Astrophysik, ist klar geschrieben, reich bebildert und auch in den mathematischen... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 108.00
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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 99.00
R.N. Wilson's two-volume treatise on reflecting telescope optics has become a classic in its own right. It is intended to give a complete treatment of the subject, addressing professionals in research and industry as well as students of astronomy and amateur astronomers. This first volume, Basic Design Theory and its Historical Development, is... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 98.00
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...
- 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 years 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 87.00
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 140.00
Written by an internationally renowned expert author and researcher, this monograph fills the need for a book conveying the sophisticated tools needed to calculate exo-planet motion and interplanetary space flight. It is unique in considering the critical problems of dynamics and stability, making use of the software Mathematica, including supplements... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95
The publication in 1632 of Galileo?s Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican ?marked a crucial moment in the ?scientific revolution? and helped Galileo become the ?father of modern science?. The Dialogue ?contains Galileo?s mature synthesis of astronomy, physics, and methodology, and a critical confirmation of Copernicus?s... more...