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Reports on astronomy

Author: Derek McNally; International Astronomical Union.
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1991.
Series: Transactions of the International Astronomical Union, v. 21A.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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IAU Transactions are published as a volume corresponding to each General Assembly.Volume A is produced prior to the Assembly and contains Reports on Astronomy, prepared by each Commission President.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek McNally; International Astronomical Union.
ISBN: 0792311728 9780792311720
OCLC Number: 23144464
Notes: At head of title: International Council of Scientific Unions, International Astronomical Union.
Description: viii, 619 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: 4 Ephemerides/Ephemerides.- 5 Documentation & Astronomical Data/ Documentation & Donnees astronomiques.- 6 Astronomical Telegrams/Telegrammes astronomiques.- 7 Celestial Mechanics/Mecanique celeste.- 8 Positional Astronomy/Astronomie de Position.- 9 Instruments & Techniques/Instruments & Techniques.- 10 Solar Activity/Activite solaire.- 12 Radiation & Structure of the Solar Atmosphere/ Radiation & Structure de l'Atmosphere solaire.- 14 Atomic & Molecular Data/Donnees atomiques & moleculaires.- 15 Physical Study of Comets, Minor Planets & Meteorites/ Etude physique des Cometes, des petites Planetes & des Meteorites.- 16 Physical Study of Planets & Satellites/ Etude physique des Planetes & Satellites.- 19 Rotation of the Earth/s/b Rotation de la Terre.- 20 Positions & Motions of Minor Planets, Comets & Satellites/ Positions & Movements des petites Planetes, des Cometes & des Meteorites.- 21 Light of the Night Sky/Lumiere du Ciel nocturne.- 22 Meteors & Interplanetary Dust/Meteores & Poussiere interplanetaire.- 24 Photographic Astrometry/Astrometrie photographique.- 25 Stellar Photometry & Polarimetry/ Photometrie & Polarimetrie stellaires.- 26 Double & Multiple Stars/Etoiles doubles & multiples.- 27 Variable Stars/Etoiles variables.- 28 Galaxies.- 29 Stellar Spectra/Spectres stellaires.- 30 Radical Velocities/Vitesses radiales.- 31 Time/L'Heure.- 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System/ Structure & Dynamique du Systeme galactique.- 34 Interstellar Matter/Matiere interstellaire.- 35 Stellar Constitution/Constitution des Etoiles.- 36 Theory of Stellar Atmospheres/Theorie des Atmospheres stellaires.- 37 Star Clusters & Associations/Amas stellaires & Associations.- 38 Exchange of Astronomers/Echange des Astronomes.- 40 Radio Astronomy/Radioastronomie.- 41 History of Astronomy/Histoire de l'Astronomie.- 42 Close Binary Stars/Etoiles binaires serrees.- 44 Astronomy from Space/L'Astronomie a partir de l'Espace.- 45 Stellar Classification/Classiffication stellaire.- 46 Teaching of Astronomy/Enseignement de l'Astronomie.- 47 Cosmology/Cosmologie.- 48 High Energy Astrophysics/Astrophysique des hautes Energies.- 49 The Interplanetary Plasma & the Heliosphere/ s/b Plasma interplanetaire & Heliosphere.- 50 Protection of Existing & Potential Observatory Sites/ Protection des Sites d'Observatoires existants & potentiels.- 51 Bioastronomy: Search for Extraterrestrial Life/ Bioastronomie: Recherche de la Vie Extraterrestre.
Series Title: Transactions of the International Astronomical Union, v. 21A.
Responsibility: edited by Derek McNally.

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`... It is a joy to read it for its enormous amount of information, and the readable way in which the various Reports are presented. I wish that every astronomer would have ... this book. Certainly Read more...

 
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