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Seeing the Deep Sky: Telescopic Astronomy Projects Beyond the Solar System

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Packed with a vast array of telescopic projects involving different kind of stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies which lie beyond our solar system. Takes a look at stars of diverse chemical or atomic ``brew, old and new, tiny or vast, dense or tenuous; the ways in which they behave and much more.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

STARS.

The Brightest Stars--1 (Autumn Stars).

The Spectral Types of Stars.

The Spectral Classes of Stars--1.

The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram and the Luminosity Classes.

The Nearest Stars.

Proper Motion and Other Motions of the Stars.

Double Stars--General Observations.

The Colors of Double Stars.

STAR CLUSTERS AND NEBULAE.

Open Star Clusters--1.

Globular Clusters.

Diffuse Nebulae--1.

Planetary Nebulae.

Supernova Remnants and Dark Nebulae.

GALAXIES AND QUASARS.

Galaxies--General Observations and Types.

Selected Galaxies--1.

Galaxy Clusters and Quasars.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Sources of Information.

Indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471530688
Subtitle:
Telescopic Astronomy Projects Beyond the Solar System
Author:
Schaaf, Fred
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Popular works
Subject:
Star Observation
Subject:
Optics
Subject:
Telescopes
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Astronomy -- Observers' manuals.
Subject:
Astronomy projects -- Popular works.
Subject:
Astronomy | Astrophysics
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Copyright:
Series:
Wiley Science Editions
Series Volume:
83
Publication Date:
19920331
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
260 x 185 x 25 mm 22 oz

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