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Nakamura, Tsuko

Highlighting the History of Astronomy in the Asia-Pacific Region

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Table of contents

1. Historical Eclipses and Earth’s Rotation: 700 BC–AD 1600
F. Richard Stephenson

2. Solar Eclipses at Sunrise or Sunset in the Chunqiu Period
Kiyotaka Tanikawa, Tadato Yamamoto, Mituru Sôma

3. The Possible Interpretation of a Mural in a Sixth Century Koguryo Tumulus as an AD 555 Solar Eclipse Record
Nha Il-Seong, Sarah L. Nha

4. Statistics of Oriental Astronomical Records: What Can They Tell Us?
Richard G. Strom

5. The Origin and Growth of Astronomy, as Viewed from an Indian Context
M. N. Vahia, Nisha Yadav

6. The Astronomy of Peruvian Huacas

Steven Gullberg, J. McKim Malville

7. ?bdul-Ra d{h}m?n al-??f? and His Book of the Fixed Stars: A Journey of Re-discovery
Ihsan Hafez, F. Richard Stephenson, Wayne Orchiston

8. Japanese Astronomy in the Seventh Century
Mitsuru Sôma, Kiyotaka Tanikawa

9. An Astronomical Problem in a Japanese Traditional Mathematical Text: The 49th Problem of the Kenki-sanpo of Takebe Katahiro
Yukio Ôhashi

10. Hirayama Kiyotsugu: Discoverer of Asteroid Families
Seiko Yoshida, Tsuko Nakamura

11. The 1395 Planisphere, Cheongsang Yeolcha Bunya-Ji-Do, and Two Earlier Star Maps in Korea
Nha Il-Seong, Sarah L. Nha

12. The Seungjeongwon Ilgi as a Major Source of Korean Astronomical Records
F. Richard Stephenson

13. The 1874 Transit of Venus and the Popularisation of Astronomy in the USA as Reflected in the New York Times

Stella Cottam, Wayne Orchiston, Richard Stephenson

14. Some Highlights of the Lick Observatory Solar Eclipse Expeditions
John C. Pearson, Wayne Orchiston, J. McKim Malville

15. The Total Solar Eclipses of 7 August 1869 and 29 July 1878 and the Popularisation of Astronomy in the USA as Reflected in the New York Times

Stella Cottam, John Pearson, Wayne Orchiston, Richard Stephenson

16. The Contribution of the Division of Radiophysics Potts Hill Field Station to International Radio Astronomy
Harry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston, Bruce Slee

17. The Contribution of the Division of Radiophysics Murraybank Field Station to International Radio Astronomy
Harry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston, Bruce Slee

18. The Contribution of the Division of Radiophysics Dapto Field Station to Solar Radio Astronomy, 1952–1964
Ronald Stewart, Wayne Orchiston, Bruce Slee

19. The Sun Has Set on a Brilliant Mind: John Paul Wild (1923–2008), Solar Radio Astronomer Extraordinaire
Ronald Stewart, Wayne Orchiston, Bruce Slee

20. Paul Wild and His Investigation of the H-Line
Harry Wendt

21. An Overview of W.N. Christiansen’s Contribution to Australian Radio Astronomy, 1948–1960
Harry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston, Bruce Slee

22. A Retrospective View of Australian Solar Radio Astronomy 1945–1960
Ronald Stewart, Harry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston, Bruce Slee

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, History of Science, Archaeology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781441981615

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