Galaxies and How to Observe Them / Edition 1

Galaxies and How to Observe Them / Edition 1

by Wolfgang Steinicke, Richard Jakiel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1852337524

ISBN-13: 9781852337520

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Springer London

This book is a unique work satisfying the need for a modern, comprehensive review of all major aspects of galaxy observation. The book combines the physical background on the nature and data of galaxies, the relevant instrumentation and viewing techniques, and finally the targets and their individual appearance in telescopes of various apertures. A comprehensive

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This book is a unique work satisfying the need for a modern, comprehensive review of all major aspects of galaxy observation. The book combines the physical background on the nature and data of galaxies, the relevant instrumentation and viewing techniques, and finally the targets and their individual appearance in telescopes of various apertures. A comprehensive sample of galaxies, including quasars, groups and clusters of galaxies is presented. This combination of theoretical knowledge and practical information guarantees successful observing sessions. Furthermore, the book is clearly structured with outstanding images and graphics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852337520
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
Astronomers' Observing Guides Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
965,223
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Galaxies, Cluster of Galaxies, and their Data.- Galaxies, Cluster of Galaxies & their data.- Pairs, Groups, and Clusters of Galaxies.- Catalogs, Data, and Nomenclature.- Technical Aspects on Observing Galaxies.- Accessories and Optical Quantities.- Theory of Visual Observation.- Observing, Recording, & Processing.- What to Observe? – The Objects.- Observing Programs.- Individual Objects.- Groups and Clusters of Galaxies.- Odd Stuff.

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