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  • Gravitational N-Body Simulationsby Sverre J. Aarseth

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 80.00

    Unique coverage of numerical simulation of gravitational systems, including the mathematics for computational methods of the classical N-body problem. more...

  • Visual Lunar and Planetary Astronomyby Paul G. Abel

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 31.71

    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...

  • Future Professional Communication in Astronomy IIby Alberto Accomazzi

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 231.55

    The present volume gathers together the talks presented at the second colloquim on the Future Professional Communication in Astronomy (FPCA II), held at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) on 13-14 April 2010. This meeting provided a forum for editors, publishers, scientists, librarians and officers of learned societies to discuss the future of the... more...

  • Pianeti tra le noteby Angelo Adamo

    Springer Milan 2010; US$ 15.10

    Una stella, otto pianeti, un centinaio di lune e una miriade di corpi minori tra plutini, asteroidi, comete, satelliti artificiali. E per ognuno di questi oggetti, spiegazioni scientifiche che condividono la scena con narrazioni dettate dal mito, con visioni della fanstascienza e con suggestioni sonore scaturite dalla penna di grandi compositori.... more...

  • Thirty Years of Astronomical Discovery with UKIRTby Andy Adamson; John Davies; E. Ian Robson

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 210.40

    These are the proceedings of an international meeting hosted by the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the UKIRT, the United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope. The volume comprises 31 professional level papers. The first part of the book has 10 thorough reviews of the conception, design and build of the... more...

  • Giants of Eclipse: The ? Aurigae Stars and Other Binary Systemsby Thomas B. Ake; Elizabeth Griffin

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 91.98

    The zeta Aurigae stars are the rare but illustrious sub-group of binary stars that undergo the dramatic phenomenon of "chromospheric eclipse". This book provides detailed descriptions of the ten known systems, illustrates them richly with examples of new spectra, and places them in the context of stellar structure and evolution. Comprised of a large... more...

  • Star Clusters and How to Observe Themby Mark Allison

    Springer London 2006; US$ 28.47

    ASTRONOMERS? OBSERVING GUIDES provide up-to-date information for amateur astronomers who want to know all about what it is they are observing. This is the basis of the first part of the book. The second part details observing techniques for practical astronomers, working with a range of different instruments. Star Clusters and How to Observe... more...

  • IRby Nelson L. Alpert; William E. Keiser; Herman A. Szymanski

    Springer US 2012; US$ 81.40

    The first edition of this text was written primarily by one of the present authors (HAS), with a chapter on instrumentation contributed by a second (NLA). The volume was well received, and to keep the text up-to-date a second edition was planned. For this second edition, a third author (WEK) was invited, whose background complemented that of the other... more...

  • Highlights of Astronomy Volume 11Bby Johannes Andersen

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 242.12

    Since 1967, the main scientific events of the General Assemblies of the International Astronomical Union have been published in the separate series, Highlights of Astronomy . The present Volume 11 presents the major scientific presentations made at the XXIIIrd General Assembly, August 18-30, 1997, in Kyoto, Japan. The two volumes (11A+B) contain... more...

  • Galileo Galilei - When the World Stood Stillby J. Anderson; Atle Naess

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 28.47

    "I, Galileo, son of the late Vincenzio Galilei, Florentine, aged seventy years ...kneeling before you Most Eminent and Reverend Lord Cardinals ...I abjure, curse, detest the aforesaid errors and heresies." Galileo Galilei in Rome, 22 June 1633, before the men of the Inquisition. In the small village of Arcetri, on a wooded hillside just south of... more...