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The hundred greatest stars

Author: James B Kaler
Publisher: New York : Copernicus, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A professor of astronomy at the University of Illinois, he is the author of "Stars and Their Spectra" (Cambridge), "Stars" (Freeman/Scientific American Library), "Cosmic Clouds" (Freeman/Scientific  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James B Kaler
ISBN: 0387954368 9780387954363
OCLC Number: 443948715
Description: XXVII, 213 str. : večinoma barvne ilustr. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Sun.- Acrux.- Adhara.- AG Draconis.- Albireo.- Algol.- Alpha Centauri.- Aphard.- Antares.- Arcturus.- Barnard's Star.- Beta Canis Majoris.- Beta Cassiopeiae.- Beta Lyrae.- Beta Pictoris.- Betelgeuse.- The Black Widow.- Canopus.- Capella.- CD-38 Degrees245.- CH Cygni.- Chi Cygni.- Chi Lupi.- Cor Caroli.- Crab Nebula.- Cygnus X-1.- Delta Cephei.- Delta Orionis.- Deneb.- Deneb Kaitos.- DQ Herculis.- EG 129.- Egg Nebula.- Epsilon Aurigae.- Epsilon Eridani.- Epsilon Lyrae.- ESO 439-26.- Eta Carinae.- FG Sagittae.- 51 Pegasi.- FK Comae Berenices.- 40 Eridani.- FU Orionis.- Gamma Cassiopeiae.- Gamma Draconis.- Gamma-2 Velorum.- GD 165B.- Geminga.- Gliese 229B.- GRS 1915+105.- HD 93129A.- HZ 21.- IRC+10 216.- Kaptey's Star.- Keple's Star.- L 1551 IRS 5.- Lambda Booetis.- LB 11146.- Merope.- Mira.- Mizar (and Alcor).- Mu Cephei.- Mu Columbae.- MXB 1730-335.- NGC 6543.- NGC 7027.- Nova Cygni 1975.- OH 231.8 +4.2.- P Cygni.- PG 1159-035.- Polaris.- PSR B1257+12.- PSR B1913+16.- R Aquarii.- R Coronae Borealis.- R Leporis.- R Monocerotis.- Rasalgethi.- Rho Cassiopeiae.- Rho Ophiuchi.- RR Lyrae.- RS Canum Venaticorum.- RS Ophiuchi.- SGR 1900+14.- Sigma Octantis.- Sirius.- 16 Cygni.- 61 Cygni.- Spica.- SS cygni.- SS 433.- Supernova 1987A.- T Tauri.- Theta-1 Orionis.- Thuban.- Tycho's Star.- Vega.- VV Cephei.- W Ursae Majoris.- Zubenelgenubi.- ZZ Ceti.
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From the reviews:"Most people know about Sirius, Canopus and Antares, but not everyone will be familiar with EG 129, HZ 21 and Polaris Australis, the dim star close to the south pole of the sky. Read more...

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