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Allen's astrophysical quantities

Author: C W Allen; Arthur N Cox
Publisher: New York : AIP Press : Springer, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"This new, fourth edition of Allen's classic Astrophysical Quantities belongs on every astronomer's bookshelf. It has been thoroughly revised and brought up-to-date by a team of ninety internationally renowned astronomers and astrophysicists." "While it follows the basic format of the original, this reference has grown to more than twice the size of the earlier editions to accommodate the great strides made in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tables
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C W Allen; Arthur N Cox
ISBN: 0387987460 9780387987460
OCLC Number: 40473741
Description: xviii, 719 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Arthur N. Cox --
2. General Constants and Units / Arthur N. Cox --
3. Atoms and Molecules / Werner Dappen --
4. Spectra / Charles Cowley, Wolfgang L. Wiese and Jeffrey Fuhr / [and others] --
5. Radiation / J.J. Keady and D.P. Kilcrease --
6. Radio Astronomy / Robert M. Hjellming --
7. Infrared Astronomy / A.T. Tokunaga --
8. Ultraviolet Astronomy / Terry J. Teays --
9. X-Ray Astronomy / Frederick D. Seward --
10. [gamma]-Ray and Neutrino Astronomy / R.E. Lingenfelter and R.E. Rothschild --
11. Earth / Gerald Schubert and Richard L. Walterscheid --
12. Planets and Satellites / David J. Tholen, Victor G. Tejfel and Arthur N. Cox --
13. Solar System Small Bodies / Richard P. Binzel, Martha S. Hanner and Duncan I. Steel --
14. Sun / William C. Livingston --
15. Normal Stars / John S. Drilling and Arlo U. Landolt --
16. Stars with Special Characteristics / J. Donald Fernie --
17. Cataclysmic and Symbiotic Variables / W.M. Sparks, S.G. Starrfield and E.M. Sion / [and others] --
18. Supernovae / J. Craig Wheeler and Stefano Benetti --
19. Star Populations and the Solar Neighborhood / Gerard F. Gilmore and Michael Zeilik --
20. Theoretical Stellar Evolution / Arthur N. Cox, Stephen A. Becker and W. Dean Pesnell --
21. Circumstellar and Interstellar Material / John S. Mathis --
22. Star Clusters / Hugh C. Harris and William E. Harris --
23. Milky Way and Galaxies / Virginia Trimble --
24. Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei / Belinda J. Wilkes --
25. Clusters and Groups of Galaxies / Neta A. Bahcall --
26. Cosmology / Douglas Scott, Joseph Silk and Edward W. Kolb / [and others] --
27. Incidental Tables / Alan D. Fiala, William F. van Altena and Stephen T. Ridgway / [and others].
Other Titles: Astrophysical quantities
Responsibility: Arthur N. Cox, editor.
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This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of Allen's classic "Astrophysical Quantities" belongs on every astronomer's bookshelf.  Read more...

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