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Astronomical applications of astrometry : ten years of exploitation of the Hipparcos satellite data

Author: M A C Perryman
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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An authoritative account of the contributions to science made by the Hipparcos satellite, for astronomers, astrophysicists and cosmologists.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perryman, M.A.C.
Astronomical applications of astrometry.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009285494
(OCoLC)244652602
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M A C Perryman
ISBN: 9780511465260 0511465262 0511464525 9780511464522
OCLC Number: 328173817
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 670 p.) : ill., ports.
Contents: 1. The Hipparcos and Tycho catalogues; 2. Derived catalogues and applications; 3. Double and multiple stars; 4. Photometry and variability; 5. Luminosity calibration and distance scale; 6. Open clusters, groups and associations; 7. Stellar structure and evolution; 8. Specific stellar types and the ISM; 9. Structure of the Galaxy; 10. Solar System and exo-planets; Index.
Responsibility: Michael Perryman.
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Review of the hardback: 'I am amazed by this book's completeness - it is really THE 'Hipparcos Encyclopedia'. Michael Perryman has done a tremendous work for which I have an enthusiastic admiration. Read more...

 
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