Astronomy Methods: A Physical Approach to Astronomical by Hale Bradt

By Hale Bradt

Astronomy equipment, first released in 2003, is an creation to the elemental useful instruments, equipment and phenomena that underlie quantitative astronomy. Taking a technical method, the writer covers a wealthy range of subject matters throughout all branches of astronomy, from radio to gamma-ray wavelengths. issues contain the quantitative elements of the electromagnetic spectrum, atmospheric and interstellar absorption, telescopes in all wavebands, interferometry, adaptive optics, the shipping of radiation via subject to shape spectral traces, and neutrino and gravitational-wave astronomy. transparent, systematic displays of the subjects are followed via diagrams and challenge units. Written for undergraduates and graduate scholars, this e-book features a wealth of knowledge that's required for the perform and research of quantitative and analytical astronomy and astrophysics.

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