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New eyes on the sun : a guide to satellite images and amateur observation

Author: John W Wilkinson
Publisher: Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Series: Astronomers' universe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents the findings of several satellites from across the globe sent to observe the sun. Beautifully illustrated, the book combines newly acquired scientific understanding with detailed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Wilkinson
ISBN: 9783642228384 3642228380 9783642228391 3642228399
OCLC Number: 798714846
Description: xi, 249 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Warming to the Sun.- 2 Probing the Sun.- 3 Activity in the photosphere.- 4 Activity in the chromosphere and corona.- 5 Eclipses and Transits.- 6 Observing the Sun.- 7 Satellite images of the Sun.- 8 Space weather.- 9 The Sun and Earth's climate.- 10. The Sun and stars.- About the author.- Glossary.- Index.
Series Title: Astronomers' universe.
Responsibility: John Wilkinson.
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