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Galaxies and how to observe them

Author: Wolfgang Steinicke; Richard Jakiel
Publisher: London : Springer, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a unique work satisfying the need for a modern, comprehensive review of all major aspects of galaxy observation.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Steinicke; Richard Jakiel
ISBN: 1852337524 9781852337520
OCLC Number: 475345894
Description: 246 s. : illustrations
Contents: Galaxies, Cluster of Galaxies, and their Data.- Galaxies, Cluster of Galaxies & their data.- Pairs, Groups, and Clusters of Galaxies.- Catalogs, Data, and Nomenclature.- Technical Aspects on Observing Galaxies.- Accessories and Optical Quantities.- Theory of Visual Observation.- Observing, Recording, & Processing.- What to Observe? - The Objects.- Observing Programs.- Individual Objects.- Groups and Clusters of Galaxies.- Odd Stuff.

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From the reviews:"The Springer series Astronomers' Observing Guides is a bit of a mixed-bag, with some books much better than others; this is certainly one of the better ones. ... The book is well Read more...

 
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