Astronomical Centers of the World

Astronomical Centers of the World

by Kevin Krisciunas
     
 

This is a thorough introduction to observatories that have made particularly important observational and theoretical advances in the field of astronomy, and to the astronomers who made them famous.  See more details below

Overview

This is a thorough introduction to observatories that have made particularly important observational and theoretical advances in the field of astronomy, and to the astronomers who made them famous.

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A salute to the observatories and individuals involved in the collaborative progress of institutionalized astronomy. Nicely illustrated. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521302784
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/12/1988
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

Meet the Author

Kevin Krisciunas is an observational astronomer who works at Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas. He co-discovered a class of pulsating stars whose prototype is gamma Doradus, and he is an expert on the photometric properties of Type Ia supernovae.

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