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Electronic Imaging in Astronomy: Detectors and Instrumentation / Edition 2

Electronic Imaging in Astronomy: Detectors and Instrumentation / Edition 2

by Ian S. McLean
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ISBN-13: 9783642095320
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2008
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

The development of electronic imaging in astronomy.- Beating the atmosphere.- Telescopes.- The discovery power of modern astronomical instruments.- Instrumentation and detectors.- Designing and building astronomical instruments.- Charge-coupled devices.- Practical operation of CCDs.- Characterization and calibration of array instruments.- Image processing and analysis.- Electronic imaging at infrared wavelengths.- Electronic imaging at ultraviolet, X-ray, and gamma-ray wavelengths.- Electronic imaging at sub-millimeter and radio wavelengths.- Future developments.

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