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Sirius matters

Author: Noah Brosch
Publisher: [Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Astrophysics and space science library, 354.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since very early times Sirius was a point of attraction in the night sky. It served to synchronize calendars in antiquity and was the subject of many myths and legends, including some modern ones. It was perceived as a red star for more than 400 years, but such reports were relegated to the Mediterranean region. Astronomically, Sirius is a very bright star. This, and its present close distance to us, argues in favor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Brosch, Noah.
Sirius matters.
[Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2008926593
(OCoLC)214308374
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Brosch
ISBN: 9781402083198 140208319X 9781402083181 1402083181
OCLC Number: 272306775
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 216 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction; Historical perspective; Mysteries of the Sirius system; Approaching modern times; Modern optical measurements; Modern non-optical observations; The neighborhood of Sirius; The perspective of stellar structure; The perspective of stellar evolution; Sirius revealed --
a synthesis of the information.
Series Title: Astrophysics and space science library, 354.
Responsibility: Noah Brosch.

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Since very early times, Sirius was a point of attraction in the night sky. This book collects the published information on Sirius in an attempt to derive a coherent picture of how this system came to  Read more...

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