Yearbook of Astronomy 2019

 

 

Yearbook of Astronomy 2019

An inspiration to amateur and professional astronomers alike, the Yearbook of Astronomy warrants a place on the bookshelf of all sky watchers and stargazers. Maintaining its appealing style and presentation, the Yearbook of Astronomy 2019 contains an authoritative set of sky charts and comprehensive jargon-free monthly sky notes to enable backyard astronomers everywhere to plan their viewing of the year`s eclipses, comets, meteor showers and deep sky objects.In addition, a variety of entertaining and informative articles present the reader with information on a wide range of topics including, among others, The Cassini-Huygens Mission to the Saturn System; 100 Years of the International Astronomical Union; The First Micro-Quasar; Getting the Measure of Double Stars; Asaph Hall: Man of Mars; and Science Fiction and the Future of Astronomy.The Yearbook of Astronomy has been around for well over half a century and, as it heads towards its Diamond Jubilee edition in 2022, continues to be essential reading for anyone lured by the magic of astronomy and who wants to extend their knowledge of the Universe and the wonders it plays host to.

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Patrick Moore`s Yearbook of Astronomy 2016

 

 

Patrick Moore`s Yearbook of Astronomy 2016

Until his death in 2012, world-renowned astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore edited this indispensable guide to the wonders of the night sky for fifty-two consecutive years. With the 2016 Yearbook of Astronomy, his friend and long-time co-editor Dr John Mason continues Sir Patrick`s legacy. The Yearbook of Astronomy collects together a month-by-month guide to events to look out for over the coming year, from eclipses and planets, to comets, meteors, nebulae and phases of the Moon. It also contains authoritative charts, astronomical data and a series of specially commissioned articles by some of the world`s leading astronomers – a fitting ongoing tribute to an extraordinary man who popularized astronomy for over half a century. `This hardy annual has deservedly become a mainstay for all enthusiasts …It is to be hoped that the Yearbook of Astronomy will long continue and carry Patrick`s name far into the futur`e (Astronomy Now)

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ArtAppealz Astronomy NASA's Impact Crater On Mars, Removable Wall Art Mural

 

 

ArtAppealz Astronomy NASA’s Impact Crater On Mars, Removable Wall Art Mural

Astronomy NASA’s Impact Crater On Mars, Removable Wall Art Mural is a breath-taking reproduction featuring a photograph of a beautiful alien landscape. A wonderful conversation piece that will complement any home or office. Artist: Astronomy NASA Title: Impact Crater On Mars Outer Dimensions: 14 inches high x 18 inches wide, 18 inches high x 24 inches wide, 24 inches high x 32 inches wide, 36 inches high x 48 inches wide Subject: Photography Product Features: Multi-Surface Installation, Removable Style: Fine Art Giclee, Contemporary Season or Holiday: All Seasons Size: Large Color: Multi

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 3

 

 

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 3

All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is organized by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. The images are submitted in one of the following categories:* Earth and Space* Our Solar System* Deep Space* Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year And can also be entered for one of the special prizes:* Best Newcomer* People and Space* Robotic Scope Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details. ExhibitionEvery year the Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts a free exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing some incredible images of the sky. www.rmg.co.uk/astrophoto

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Philip's Astronomy Starter Pack

 

 

Philip’s Astronomy Starter Pack

A new edition of the exciting Philip’s Astronomy Starter Pack, suitable for use in the Northern Hemisphere, containing three essential items to introduce the beginner to the fascinating hobby of astronomy: a ‘glow-in-the-dark’ planisphere, an 80-page paperback book about the stars and planets, and a colourful wall poster of the Solar System.Philip’s Glow-in-the-Dark Planisphere: This planisphere has been specially made so that, after being held under a bright light, the stars and the names and shapes of the constellations will glow in the dark for a period. It is both a fun and practical starfinder for identifying the stars and constellations visible on any night of the year from the UK, Northern Europe, Northern USA and Canada (51.5 degrees North); the star map is drawn by the well-known celestial cartographer Wil Tirion. A sheet explaining how to use the planisphere is included in the pack.Philip’s Exploring Stars and Planets: A colourful and entertaining introduction to the exciting world of astronomy, this 80-page paperback is illustrated with more than 200 colour photographs, artworks and maps, as the author Ian Ridpath describes the latest developments in the fast-moving fields of space exploration and astronomy. Concise chapters introduce the Sun, the Earth and all the other planets in our Solar System. Then, moving further into space, the author examines the stars and galaxies, and explores the origin of the Universe.Philip’s Solar System Poster: A large attractive folded wall chart (580 x 870mm) illustrating the planets and other bodies in the Solar System, with informative text and tables by Ian Ridpath.

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30-Second Astronomy

 

 

30-Second Astronomy

How hot is Venus? Can you distinguish between a pulsar and a quasar? Is there a universe or a multiverse? Where do we fit into the infinitely grand scheme of things? How do we map the Cosmic Microwave Background? Most tantalizing of all: Is there anyone out there? The answers to these and many other far-out questions lie in your hands. Everyone’s gazing at the heavens, but a voyage through the star-studded contents of this book will blow your mind. Astronomy encapsulates the terrifying hugeness of the cosmos into bite-size particles that mere earthlings can understand: 50 incredible discoveries brought down to Earth using no more than two pages, 300 words, and a picture. This one small volume takes you on a cosmic tour, shedding light on the most awesome of objects and places, explaining some very big ideas, concepts, and discoveries, and presenting the scientists and observers who have done so much to crack Life, the Universe, and Everything. Welcome aboard.

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History of Oriental Astronomy

 

 

History of Oriental Astronomy

Physics; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; History, general; Cultural Heritage

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Astronomy Communication

 

 

Astronomy Communication

Physics; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; Social Sciences, general

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Scientific Detectors for Astronomy

 

 

Scientific Detectors for Astronomy

Physics; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; Solid State Physics; Spectroscopy and Microscopy

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The New Astronomy: Opening the Electromagnetic Window and Expanding our View of Planet Earth

 

 

The New Astronomy: Opening the Electromagnetic Window and Expanding our View of Planet Earth

Physics; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques

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Fundamental Astronomy

 

 

Fundamental Astronomy

Physics; Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology; Geophysics/Geodesy; Popular Science in Astronomy

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The Moon that Wasn't

 

 

The Moon that Wasn’t

Physics; History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics; Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology

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Stamping Through Astronomy

 

 

Stamping Through Astronomy

Physics; Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology; Popular Science in Astronomy; History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques

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Millimeter-Wave Astronomy: Molecular Chemistry & Physics in Space

 

 

Millimeter-Wave Astronomy: Molecular Chemistry & Physics in Space

Physics; Astrophysics and Astroparticles; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory

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Optical Detectors For Astronomy II

 

 

Optical Detectors For Astronomy II

Physics; Astrophysics and Astroparticles; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology; Circuits and Systems; Electrical Engineering

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Galactic and Extra-Galactic Radio Astronomy

 

 

Galactic and Extra-Galactic Radio Astronomy

Physics; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; Astrophysics and Astroparticles

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Space Astronomy

 

 

Space Astronomy

Physics; Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology; Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astronautics)

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Tools of Radio Astronomy - Set

 

 

Tools of Radio Astronomy – Set

Physics; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; Astrophysics and Astroparticles; Signal, Image and Speech Processing; Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering

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The Caldwell Objects and How to Observe Them

 

 

The Caldwell Objects and How to Observe Them

Popular Science; Popular Science in Astronomy; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics

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Clocks in the Sky

 

 

Clocks in the Sky

Popular Science; Popular Science in Astronomy; Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology; Astronomy, Observations and Techniques; Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory

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