Observing Variable Stars, Novae, and Supernovae

Observing Variable Stars, Novae, and Supernovae

by Gerald North, Nick James
     
 

Instructs amateur astronomers in observing and monitoring variable stars and other objects of variable brightness.See more details below

Overview

Instructs amateur astronomers in observing and monitoring variable stars and other objects of variable brightness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521820479
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/25/2004
Edition description:
with CD-ROM
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Foundations, federations and finder-charts; 2. Variables in vision; 3. Astrovariables reckoned; 4. Photometry; 5. Stars great and small; 6. Variable beginnings; 7. Clockwork pulsators; 8. Less regular single-star variables; 9. Eclipsing binary stars and novae; 10. Cataclysmic and symbiotic systems; 11. The extra-galactic realm; Appendices.

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