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Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

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Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

Hardcover. This book is an important resource to all those interested in the history of modern astronomy and visual deep-sky observing. Num Pages: 660 pages, 357 b/w illus. 238 tables. BIC Classification: PGG; PGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 251 x 195 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1624.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
660
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521192675
ISBN
9780521192675

€ 156.27

Paperback. Between 1650 and 1750, four Catholic churches were the best solar observatories in the world. 'The Sun and the Church' tells how these observatories came to be, how they worked and what they accomplished. Num Pages: 366 pages, 8 colour illustrations, 42 halftones, 87 line illustrations, 15 tables. BIC Classification: 1DST; AMN; HBJD; HRCC7; PGG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 172 x 25. Weight in Grams: 766.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
366
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674005365
ISBN
9780674005365

€ 34.99
€ 29.50

Hardcover. Series: Princeton Frontiers in Physics. Num Pages: 200 pages, 1 halftone. 17 line illus. BIC Classification: PGG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 203 x 127. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
200
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691156811
ISBN
9780691156811

€ 37.99
€ 33.19

Hardcover. An historical overview of the development of professional optical and radio observatories from 1945 to today. Num Pages: 502 pages, 91 b/w illus. 11 tables. BIC Classification: 3JJP; 3JM; PDX; PGG; TBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 184 x 253 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1118.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521899932
ISBN
9780521899932

€ 146.84

Paperback. Eric Chaisson, the senior scientist on the HST project, tells the inside story of the much heralded mission to fix the telescope. Drawing on his journals, Chaisson recreates the day-to-day struggles of scientists, politicians, and publicists to fix the telescope and control the political spin. Num Pages: 406 pages, 16 colour illustrations, 112 halftones, 11 line illustrations, 9 graphs, index. BIC Classification: JPQB; PGG; PHVB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 27. Weight in Grams: 620.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
406
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674412552
ISBN
9780674412552

€ 19.99
€ 18.18

Paperback. Series: Astronomers' Universe. Num Pages: 259 pages, 13 black & white illustrations, 69 colour illustrations, 1 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: PDX; PGG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
3rd ed. 2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319134215
ISBN
9783319134215

€ 34.99
€ 34.07

Paperback. The story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel Series: Icon Science. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DFG; 3JF; 3JH; BGT; PGG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 23. Weight in Grams: 284.
Publisher
Icon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785781667
ISBN
9781785781667

€ 10.99
€ 9.51

Hardcover. Num Pages: 554 pages, 279 black & white illustrations, 8 colour illustrations, 7 black & white tables. BIC Classification: PGG; PHVB. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 259 x 187 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1154.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
554
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
6th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781466511156
ISBN
9781466511156

€ 73.83

Paperback. A quantitative yet accessible undergraduate introduction to the collection and analysis of observational data in optical and infrared astronomy. Num Pages: 472 pages, 274 b/w illus. BIC Classification: PGG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 249 x 264 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1022.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107572560
ISBN
9781107572560

€ 63.20

Paperback. Series: Astronomers' Universe. Num Pages: 187 pages, 40 black & white illustrations, 89 colour illustrations, 100 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGG; WNX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 159 x 272 x 11. Weight in Grams: 352.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319285085
ISBN
9783319285085

€ 37.99
€ 36.27

Paperback. Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, 74 black & white illustrations, 37 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: AJG; PGG; WNX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 160 x 13. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2015th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319098302
ISBN
9783319098302

€ 29.99
€ 26.85

Paperback. Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series. Num Pages: 432 pages, 150 black & white illustrations, 52 colour illustrations, 10 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: PGG; PHVB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 239 x 21. Weight in Grams: 724.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319327495
ISBN
9783319327495

€ 43.99
€ 41.79

Hardcover. Radio telescopes have transformed our understanding of the Universe. Pulsars, quasars, Big Bang cosmology: all are discoveries of the new science of radio astronomy. Francis Graham-Smith explores this exciting science, including a new generation of telescopes that promise to extend our understanding of the Universe into unknown fields. Num Pages: 256 pages, Several black and white images, and a short colour plate section. BIC Classification: PGG; TJKR; TTD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 168 x 25. Weight in Grams: 542.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199660582
ISBN
9780199660582

€ 25.99
€ 18.92

Hardcover. Dealing with the design of large telescopes, this compendium provides insights from a group of leading telescope designers active at the major observatories throughout the World. It includes discussions of almost all the basic scientific and engineering aspects of building large ground- or space-based telescopes. Editor(s): Bely, Pierre. Series: Astronomy and Astrophysics Library. Num Pages: 532 pages, 39 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: PGG; TDPB; TGXT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 30. Weight in Grams: 923.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Edition
2003 ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780387955124
ISBN
9780387955124

€ 168.76

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages, 5 colour tables, 269 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: AJG; PGG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 279 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1602.
Publisher
Focal Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138922860
ISBN
9781138922860

€ 47.89

Hardcover. In August 2017, 100 million will gather across the USA to watch a total solar eclipse. This book, written by the widely read popular science author Frank Close, describes the spellbinding allure of this most beautiful natural phenomenon, taking the reader to a war zone in the Western Sahara, to the South Pacific, and to the African bush. Num Pages: 240 pages, 8 color plates, 13 black and white line figures and 18 halftones. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGG; PGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 204 x 28. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198795490
ISBN
9780198795490

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Hardcover. 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 see the coming total solar eclipses, how to photograph and video record them, and how to do so safely. Num Pages: 368 pages, 110 half tones and 50 line figures including original eclipse maps, and full-color plate. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGG; PGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 162 x 25. Weight in Grams: 828.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198795698
ISBN
9780198795698

€ 32.60

Paperback.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
673
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2010th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441917768
ISBN
9781441917768

€ 43.99
€ 41.79

Paperback. Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series. Num Pages: 386 pages, 77 black & white illustrations, 311 colour illustrations, 250 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: PGG; TTBL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
2nd ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319467887
ISBN
9783319467887

€ 41.99
€ 37.15

Paperback. Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series. Num Pages: 218 pages, 41 black & white illustrations, 34 colour illustrations, 35 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: PGG; UYQV; UYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 235 x 16. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319469355
ISBN
9783319469355

€ 34.99
€ 32.01

Hardcover. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; AJC; PGG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 266 x 266. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Collins
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008249502
ISBN
9780008249502

€ 31.99
€ 22.84