Astronomy

Optical, Infrared and Radio Astronomy: From Techniques to Observation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Aug. 22, 2017
Optical, Infrared and Radio Astronomy: From Techniques to Observation

Optical, Infrared and Radio Astronomy: From Techniques to Observation By Rosa Poggiani
English | PDF | 2017 | 179 Pages | ISBN : 3319447319 | 2.1 MB

This textbook presents the established sciences of optical, infrared, and radio astronomy as distinct research areas, focusing on the science targets and the constraints that they place on instrumentation in the different domains. It aims to bridge the gap between specialized books and practical texts, presenting the state of the art in different techniques.

Astronomy For Dummies  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at Aug. 19, 2017
Astronomy For Dummies

Astronomy For Dummies by Stephen P. Maran
English | 15 Aug. 2017 | ISBN: 1119374243 | ASIN: B074W7Z1WT | 384 Pages | AZW3 | 3.93 MB
Gaṇita-Yukti-Bhāṣā (Rationales in Mathematical Astronomy) of Jyeṣṭhadeva: Volume II - Astronomy

K. V. Sarma, K. Ramasubramanian, M. D. Srinivas, "Gaṇita-Yukti-Bhāṣā (Rationales in Mathematical Astronomy) of Jyeṣṭhadeva: Volume II - Astronomy"
2008 | ISBN-10: 8185931836 | 624 pages | PDF | 44 MB

Research on Teaching Astronomy in the Planetarium  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Aug. 11, 2017
Research on Teaching Astronomy in the Planetarium

Research on Teaching Astronomy in the Planetarium By Ph.D. Timothy F. Slater, Coty B. Tatge
English | PDF | 2017 | 135 Pages | ISBN : 3319572008 | 3.48 MB

From a noted specialist in astronomy education and outreach, this Brief provides an overview of the most influential discipline-based science education research literature now guiding contemporary astronomy teaching. In recent years, systematic studies of effective and efficient teaching strategies have provided a solid foundation for enhancing college-level students’ learning in astronomy.

The Romantic Imagination and Astronomy: On All Sides Infinity  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at Aug. 10, 2017
The Romantic Imagination and Astronomy: On All Sides Infinity

Dometa Wiegand Brothers, "The Romantic Imagination and Astronomy: On All Sides Infinity"
English | 2015 | ISBN: B01FYBQQMU, 1349501557 | PDF | pages: 214 | 1.0 mb

A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Aug. 7, 2017
A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy (repost)

Pierre-Yves Bely, Carol Christian, "A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy"
2010 | ISBN-10: 052118066X | 296 pages | PDF | 21 MB
Astronomy for Older Eyes: A Guide for Aging Backyard Astronomers (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) [Repost]

Astronomy for Older Eyes: A Guide for Aging Backyard Astronomers (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by James L. Chen
English | 27 Mar. 2017 | ISBN: 3319524127 | 252 Pages | PDF | 13.59 MB

This book is for the aging amateur astronomy population, including newcomers to astronomy in their retirement and hobbyists who loved peering through a telescope as a child. Whether a novice or an experienced observer, the practice of astronomy differs over the years.
Building and Using Binoscopes (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) [Repost]

Building and Using Binoscopes (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by Norman Butler
English | 3 Nov. 2014 | ISBN: 3319076884 | 360 Pages | PDF | 29.01 MB
Astronomy Adventures and Vacations: How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time (repost)

Astronomy Adventures and Vacations: How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by Timothy Treadwell
English | 5 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319500007 | 276 Pages | PDF | 22.44 MB

This astronomy travel guide examines the many wonderful opportunities for experiencing the observing hobby. Amateur astronomy is often consigned to observing from home or from a local park, yet it can be much more. Tim Treadwell explores all the possibilities of astronomical and space-related activities that are available on day trips and longer vacations.
Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy (SpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology) [Repost]

Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy (SpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology) by John M. Steele
English | 27 Mar. 2017 | ISBN: 3319552201 | 120 Pages | PDF | 2.01 MB

This revealing work examines an approach from ancient astronomy to what was then a particularly important question, namely that of understanding the relationship between the position in the ecliptic and the time it takes for a fixed-length of the ecliptic beginning at that point to rise above the eastern horizon.