Fundamentals of astronomy /

Providing a broad overview of foundational concepts, Fundamentals of Astronomy covers topics ranging from spherical astronomy to celestial mechanics, closing with two chapters that discuss elements of astronomical photometry and spectroscopy. Supplementary and explanatory notes at the end of each ch...

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Main Author: Barbieri, Cesare, 1942- (Author)
Corporate Author: CRC Press.
Format: Taylor Francis eBooks
Language:English
Published: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2017].
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • chapter 1 Spherical Astronomy /
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  • chapter 2 Astronomical Reference Systems /
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  • chapter 3 Transformations of Coordinates /
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  • chapter 4 The Movements of the Earth and the Astronomical Times /
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  • chapter 5 The Movements of the Fundamental Planes /
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  • chapter 6 Dynamics of Earth's Rotation /
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  • chapter 7 Aberration of Light /
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  • chapter 8 The Parallax /
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  • chapter 9 Radial Velocities and Proper Motions /
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  • chapter 10 The Astronomical Times /
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  • chapter 11 The Terrestrial Atmosphere /
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  • chapter 12 The Two-Body Problem /
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  • chapter 13 Orbital Elements and Ephemerides /
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  • chapter 14 Elements of Perturbation Theories /
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  • chapter 15 Eclipses and Occultations /
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  • chapter 16 Elements of Astronomical Photometry /
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  • chapter 17 Elements of Astronomical Spectroscopy /
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