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Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods books

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NightScenes A Monthly Guide to the Astronomical Events for the Year by Paul L. Money NightScenes A Monthly Guide to the Astronomical Events for the Year


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/09/2017

Astronomical Instrumentation by Matthew Griffin, Peter A. R. Ade, Carole (Cardiff University, School of Physics and Astronomy, United Kingdom) Tucker Astronomical Instrumentation
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Offering practical advice on a range of wavelengths and tools, this highly accessible, self-contained book presents a broad overview of astronomical instrumentation, techniques, and tools. It provides a toolbox for observational capabilities across the electromagnetic spectrum and a guide to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Applied Computer Science for GGOS Observatories Communication, Coordination and Automation of Future Geodetic Infrastructures by Alexander Neidhardt Applied Computer Science for GGOS Observatories Communication, Coordination and Automation of Future Geodetic Infrastructures

This book combines elementary theory from computer science with real-world challenges in global geodetic observation, based on examples from the Geodetic Observatory Wettzell, Germany.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Astronavigation A Method for Determining Exact Position by the Stars by Kurt Anton Zischka, Eric Ruark Astronavigation A Method for Determining Exact Position by the Stars
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This book acts as a manual for the ancient methods of navigating by the stars, which continue to provide the sailor or pilot with a timeless means of determining location. Despite the prevalence of GPS, a comprehensive set of formulae...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2017

Measuring the Universe A Multiwavelength Perspective by George H. (University of Arizona) Rieke Measuring the Universe A Multiwavelength Perspective

A one-stop guide to astronomical instrumentation and data acquisition, with a focus on the underlying principles behind each instrument's operation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Totality - The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024 by Mark (Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Littmann, Fred (Astrophysicist emeritus, NASA - Goddard Space Fli Espenak Totality - The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024
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A complete guide to solar eclipses for the general public with detailed coverage of the 2017 and 2024 total eclipses over the U.S. Well timed for the August 2017 eclipse over North America, it shows how, when, and where to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

Introduction to Planetary Photometry by Michael K. Shepard Introduction to Planetary Photometry

This accessible handbook demonstrates how reflected light can be measured and used to investigate the properties of Solar System objects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Optical 3D-Spectroscopy for Astronomy by Roland Bacon, Guy Monnet Optical 3D-Spectroscopy for Astronomy
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Over the last 50 years, a variety of techniques have been developed to add a third dimension to regular imaging, with an extended spectrum associated to every imaging pixel. Dubbed 3D spectroscopy from its data format, it is now widely...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/04/2017

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Radio Telescope Reflectors Historical Development of Design and Construction by Jacob W. M. Baars, Hans Jurgen Karcher Radio Telescope Reflectors Historical Development of Design and Construction
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The authors describe the design and construction of major radio telescopes as those in Dwingeloo, Jodrell Bank, Parkes, Effelsberg and Green Bank since 1950 up to the present as well as millimeter wavelength telescopes as the 30m MRT of IRAM...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

Low Frequency Radio Astronomy and the LOFAR Observatory Lectures from the Third LOFAR Data Processing School by George Heald Low Frequency Radio Astronomy and the LOFAR Observatory Lectures from the Third LOFAR Data Processing School

This book presents lecture materials from the Third LOFAR Data School, transformed into a coherent and complete reference book describing the LOFAR design, along with descriptions of primary science cases, data processing techniques, and recipes for data handling.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

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Merz Telescopes A Global Heritage Worth Preserving by Ileana Chinnici Merz Telescopes A Global Heritage Worth Preserving

This book comprises a fascinating collection of contributions on the Merz telescopes in Italy that collectively offer the first survey on historical large refracting telescopes in the country, drawing on original documents and photographs. It opens with a general introduction...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

Visually Observing Comets by David A. J. Seargent Visually Observing Comets

In these days of computers and CCD cameras, visual comet observers can still contribute scientifically useful data with the help of this handy reference for use in the field. Comets are one of the principal areas for productive pro-amateur collaboration...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2017

Observing and Cataloguing Nebulae and Star Clusters From Herschel to Dreyer's New General Catalogue by Wolfgang Steinicke Observing and Cataloguing Nebulae and Star Clusters From Herschel to Dreyer's New General Catalogue

This book is an important resource to all those interested in the history of modern astronomy and visual deep-sky observing.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/03/2017

3rd International Symposium of Space Optical Instruments and Applications Beijing, China June 26 - 29th 2016 by Guangjun Zhang 3rd International Symposium of Space Optical Instruments and Applications Beijing, China June 26 - 29th 2016

This volume contains selected and expanded contributions presented at the 3rd Symposium on Space Optical Instruments and Applications in Beijing, China June 28 - 29, 2016. This conference series is organised by the Sino-Holland Space Optical Instruments Laboratory, a cooperation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy by A. Richard Thompson, James M. Moran, George W., Jr. Swenson Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy
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This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license. The third edition of this indispensable book in radio interferometry provides extensive updates to the second edition, including results and technical advances from the past decade; discussion of arrays...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2017

The Rise of Radio Astronomy in the Netherlands The People and the Politics by Astrid Elbers The Rise of Radio Astronomy in the Netherlands The People and the Politics

Radio astronomy was born during the Second World War, but as this book explains, the history of early Dutch radio astronomy is in several respects rather anomalous in comparison to the development of radio astronomy in other countries.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/12/2016

Observatories and Telescopes of Modern Times Ground-Based Optical and Radio Astronomy Facilities since 1945 by David Leverington Observatories and Telescopes of Modern Times Ground-Based Optical and Radio Astronomy Facilities since 1945

An historical overview of the development of professional optical and radio observatories from 1945 to today.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2016

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