Fundamental Astronomy (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
550
Utgivningsdatum
2016-11-09
Upplaga
6th ed. 2017
Förlag
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Medarbetare
Karttunen, Hannu (ed.), Kröger, Pekka (ed.), Oja, Heikki (ed.), Poutanen, Markku (ed.), Donner, Karl Johan (ed.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
Bibliographie
Illustrationer
36 Illustrations, color; 466 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 550 p. 502 illus., 36 illus. in co
Dimensioner
261 x 187 x 36 mm
Vikt
1525 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9783662530443
Fundamental Astronomy (inbunden)

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Fundamental Astronomy is a well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. While emphasizing both the astronomical concepts and the underlying physical principles, the text provides a sound basis for more profound studies in the astronomical sciences. This is the fifth edition of the successful undergraduate textbook and reference work. It has been extensively modernized and extended in the parts dealing with extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. You will also find augmented sections on the solar system and extrasolar planets as well as a new chapter on astrobiology. Long considered a standard text for physical science majors, Fundamental Astronomy is also an excellent reference work for dedicated amateur astronomers.
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"The editors assert that Fundamental Astronomy is intended as 'a university textbook for a first course in astronomy,' but it will more likely be used as a reference volume in departmental and observatory libraries. The contributing authors (astronomers and geodesists) employ mathematics, especially calculus, extensively throughout the work. ... The text covers all planetary science, astrophysics, and cosmology. ... Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above; faculty and professionals." (S. P. Maran, Choice, Vol. 57 (11), July, 2017) "The overall choice of topics and the depth and breadth that this book ... are essential for a great understanding of astronomy. I feel like it is as good a book as far as the basics of theory and observational astrophysics are concerned. Everything is explained clearly and where possible there are helpful diagrams, figures and photos that are there exactly when you need them. ... Something that I also enjoyed a lot, was the extensive set of tables." (AstroMadness.com, May, 2017)

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Hannu Karttunen is a Finnish astronomer and science writer. He is an associate professor at Turku University and works at Tuorla Observatory. Besides astronomical articles Dr. Karttunen has published astronomy textbooks and teaching material as well as articles for anthologies and encyclopedias. Karttunen has also produced a radio lecture series on astronomy. Hannu Karttunen received the 1998 Tieto-Finlandia Award for his book Oldest science: Astronomy Stone Age to the mission to the moon, and, in2007, the Finnish News Writers Association Tietopoelloe Award for his writings and books for children and young people. Heikki Oja is a Finnish astronomer and associate professor at the University of Helsinki, as well as the former director of the Almanac Office. Dr. Oja has written dozens of non-technical non-fiction books and appeared frequently on the radio to talk about astronomy and space research. He has received several awards for his outreach activities.

Innehållsförteckning

1. Introduction.- 2. Spherical Astronomy.- 3. Observations and Instruments.- 4. Photometric Concepts and Magnitudes.- 5. Radiation Mechanisms.- 6. Celestial Mechanics.- 7. The Solar System Part I.- 8. The Solar System Part II.- 9. Stellar Spectra.- 10. Binary Stars and Stellar Masses.- 11.