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Moché, Dinah L. - Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide, ebook

Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide

Moché, Dinah L.


Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling astronomy guide
For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to the night sky. Now this classic beginner's guide has been completely revised to bring it up to date

Tonkin, Stephen - Binocular Astronomy, ebook

Binocular Astronomy

Tonkin, Stephen


Table of contents
Part I. Binoculars
1. Why Binoculars?
Stephen Tonkin
2. Binocular Optics and Mechanics
Stephen Tonkin
3. Choosing Binoculars
Stephen Tonkin
4. Evaluating Binoculars
Stephen Tonkin
5. Care and Maintenance…

Morison, Ian - Introduction to Astronomy and Cosmology, ebook

Introduction to Astronomy and Cosmology

Morison, Ian


Introduction to Astronomy & Cosmology is a modern undergraduate textbook, combining both the theory behind astronomy with the very latest developments. Written for science students, this book takes a carefully developed scientific approach to this

Seargent, David A.J. - Weird Astronomy, ebook

Weird Astronomy

Seargent, David A.J.


Table of contents
1. Our Weird Moon
David A. J. Seargent
2. Odd but Interesting Events Near the Sun
David A. J. Seargent
3. Planetary Weirdness
David A. J. Seargent
4. Weird Meteors
David A. J. Seargent
5. Strange Stars…

Bacon, Roland - Optical 3D-Spectroscopy for Astronomy, ebook

Optical 3D-Spectroscopy for Astronomy

Bacon, Roland


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 used in the astrophysical…

Roth, Günter D. - Handbook of Practical Astronomy, ebook

Handbook of Practical Astronomy

Roth, Günter D.


Table of contents
1. Why Astronomy?
Günter D. Roth
2. Fundamentals of Spherical Astronomy
Michael Gottwald
3. Applied Mathematics and the Computer
Michael Gottwald
4. Optics and Telescopes
Bernd Weisheit
5. Telescope Mountings, Drives, and Electrical Equipment
Bernd Weisheit
6. Astrophotography

Ashley, Joseph - Video Astronomy on the Go, ebook

Video Astronomy on the Go

Ashley, Joseph


Table of contents
1. Astronomy from a Video Perspective
Joseph Ashley
2. The Anatomy of a Video Camera
Joseph Ashley
3. Assembling Your Video Astronomy Kit
Joseph Ashley
4. Light Pollution and Filters
Joseph Ashley
5. The Solar System and Video Astronomy
Joseph Ashley
6. Deep Space

Macchetto, F. Duccio - The Impact of HST on European Astronomy, ebook

The Impact of HST on European Astronomy

Macchetto, F. Duccio


Table of contents
1. Hot Massive Stars: The Impact of HST
Paul A. Crowther
2. HST Spectroscopy of the Hottest White Dwarfs
Thomas Rauch, Klaus Werner
3. Key Abundance Tracers in the UV: From the Lightest to the Heaviest