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1 Arnold Handslmeier Planetary habitability and stellar activity 026377 2018 Book  
2 Parameswaran Venkatakrishnan Daystar: A Peep into the Workings of the Sun 026230 2017 Book  
3 Leon Golub Nearest star: The Surpring Science of Our Sun 025517 2014 Book  
4 Theo Koupelis In quest of the stars and galaxies 024745 2011 Book  
5 Dermott J. Mullan Physics of the sun: A first course 024757 2009 Book  
6 Lee Macdonald How to observe the sun safely 024606 2012 Book  
7 Jean-Pierre Rozelot (Ed.) Pulsations of the sun and the stars 024095 2011 Book  
8 Theo Koupelis In quest of the universe 024085 2011 Book  
9 John Hearnshaw Astronomical spectrographs and their history OB0074 2009 eBook  
10 Robert Ehrlich Nine Crazy Ideas in Science: A Few Might Even Be True E01776 2001 Book  
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TitlePlanetary habitability and stellar activity
Author(s)Arnold Handslmeier
PublicationNew Jersey, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., 2018.
Descriptionxxvi, 235p.
Abstract NoteThe search for exoplanets and habitable objects in general is one of the fastest growing and most prominent fields in modern astrophysics. This book provides an overview on habitability on exoplanets. Habitability is strongly dependent on stellar activity. Therefore, space weather effects on objects in the solar system as well as on exoplanets are discussed. The concept of the book is to introduce the topics and then discuss actual scientific papers so that the interested reader has access to most recent research. Therefore the book is valuable to undergraduate students as well as to graduate students and researchers.
ISBN,Price9789813237421 : US $ 118.00(HB)
Classification523.4
Keyword(s)1. EXOPLANETS 2. PLANETARY HABITABILITY 3. SOLAR SYSTEM 4. STARS AND STELLAR SYSTEMS 5. STELLAR ACTIVITY 6. SUN
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TitleDaystar: A Peep into the Workings of the Sun
Author(s)Parameswaran Venkatakrishnan
PublicationSingapore, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., 2017.
Descriptionxii, 102p
ISBN,Price9789813228528 : 58.00(PB)
Classification523.9
Keyword(s)1. DAYSTAR 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - WORLD SCIENTIFIC 4. SUN
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OB0932   523.9/VEN/  On Shelf    

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TitleNearest star: The Surpring Science of Our Sun
Author(s)Leon Golub ;Jay M. Pasachoff
Edition2nd.
PublicationCambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Descriptionxvi, 297p.
Abstract NoteHow did the Sun evolve, and what will it become? What is the origin of its light and heat? How does solar activity affect the atmospheric conditions that make life on Earth possible? These are the questions at the heart of solar physics, and at the core of this book. The Sun is the only star near enough to study in sufficient detail to provide rigorous tests of our theories and help us understand the more distant and exotic objects throughout the cosmos. Having observed the Sun using both ground-based and spaceborne instruments, the authors bring their extensive personal experience to this story revealing what we have discovered about phenomena from eclipses to neutrinos, space weather, and global warming. This second edition is updated throughout, and features results from the current spacecraft that are aloft, especially NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, for which one of the authors designed some of the telescopes.
ISBN,Price9781107672642 : US $24.99(PB)
Classification523.9
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 3. SOLAR DISK 4. SPACE MISSIONS 5. SPACE WEATHER 6. SUN
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TitleIn quest of the stars and galaxies
Author(s)Theo Koupelis
PublicationBoston, Jones & Barrlett Publisher, 2011.
Descriptionxx, 613p.+Starry Night DVD
Abstract Note In Quest of the Stars and Galaxies opens with material essential to the introductory course (gravity, light, telescopes, the sun) and then moves on to focus on key material related to stars and galaxies. Incorporating the rich pedagogy and vibrant art program that have made his earlier books a success, Koupelis' In Quest of the Stars and Galaxies is the clear choice for students' first exploration of the cosmos.
ISBN,Price9780763766306 : US $ 107.95(PB)
Classification524.3:524.6
Keyword(s)1. GALAXIES 2. GRAVITY 3. LIGHT 4. STARS 5. SUN 6. TELESCOPES
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TitlePhysics of the sun: A first course
Author(s)Dermott J. Mullan
PublicationBoca Raton, CRC Press, 2009.
Descriptionxxi, 360p.
Series(Series in Pure and Applied Physics)
Abstract NoteWith an emphasis on numerical modeling, Physics of the Sun: A First Course presents a quantitative examination of the physical structure of the Sun and the conditions of its extended atmosphere. It gives step-by-step instructions for calculating the numerical values of various physical quantities. The text covers a wide range of topics on the Sun and stellar astrophysics, including the structure of the Sun, solar radiation, the solar atmosphere, and Sun-space interactions. It explores how the physical conditions in the visible surface of the Sun are determined by the opacity of the material in the atmosphere. It also presents the empirical properties of convection in the Sun and discusses how the physical parameters increase with depth through the convection zone. The author shows how certain types of "real stars" are actually polytropes and offers a simplified version of oscillation equations to highlight the properties of p- and g-modes in the Sun. He also focuses on the initial temperature rise into the chromosphere, why the temperature in the quiet corona has the value it does, and how the physics of magnetic fields help us to understand various striking phenomena that are observed on the Sun. This text enables a practical appreciation of the physical models of solar processes. Through the included numerical modeling problems, it encourages a firm grasp of the numerical values of actual physical parameters as a function of radial location in the Sun.
ISBN,Price9781420083071 : UKP 56.99(HB)
Classification523.9
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - TAYLOR AND FRANCIS 3. SOLAR ATMOSPHERE 4. SOLAR RADIATION 5. STELLAR ASTROPHYSICS 6. STRUCTURE OF THE SUN 7. SUN 8. SUN-SPACE INTERACTIONS
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TitleHow to observe the sun safely
Author(s)Lee Macdonald
Edition2nd.
PublicationNew York, Springer, 2012.
Descriptionxxv, 214p.
Series(Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series)
Abstract NoteHow to Observe the Sun Safely, Second Edition gives all the basic information and advice the amateur astronomer needs to get started in observing our own ever-fascinating star. Unlike many other astronomical objects, you do not need a large telescope or expensive equipment to observe the Sun. And it is possible to take excellent pictures of the Sun with today's low-cost digital cameras! This book surveys what is visible on the Sun and then describes how to record solar features and measure solar activity levels. There is also an account of how to use H-alpha and Calcium-K filters to observe and record prominences and other features of the solar chromosphere, the Sun's inner atmosphere. Because we are just entering a period of high activity on the Sun, following a long, quiet period, this is a great time to get involved with solar observing.
ISBN,Price9781461438243 : Euro 34.95(PB)
Classification520.64
Keyword(s)1. SUN 2. SUN - IMAGE 3. SUN - OBSERVATIONS
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TitlePulsations of the sun and the stars
Author(s)Jean-Pierre Rozelot (Ed.);Carolie Neiner (Ed.)
PublicationFrance, Springer, 2011.
Descriptionxv, 344p.;Euro 69.95
Series(Lecture note in physics)
Abstract NotePresents an excellent introduction to the field of helioseismology and asteroseismology. Carefully edited school-tested lecture notes With contributions by international experts. This volume of lecture notes brings together the knowledge on pulsations of the Sun and the stars, with a particular emphasis on recent observations and modelling, and on the influence of pulsations of other physical processes. The book begins with an extensive introduction to helioseismology. The solar cycle and gravity modes are discussed before the focus is widened from helioseismology to asteroseismology which is detailed in a series of specific chapters. Based on courses given at a graduate school, these tutorial lecture notes will be of interest and useful to a rather broad audience of scientists and students.
ISBN,Price9783642199271 : Euro 69.95(PB)
Classification524.331
Keyword(s)1. ASTEROSEISMOLOGY 2. HELIOSEISMOLOGY 3. PULSATION 4. STELLAR PULSATIONS 5. SUN
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TitleIn quest of the universe
Author(s)Theo Koupelis
Edition6th
PublicationBoston, Jones & Barrlett Publisher, 2011.
Descriptionxxi, 614p.
ISBN,Price9780763793661 : USD 50.00(PB)
Classification52
Keyword(s)1. ASTRONOMY 2. COSMOLOGY 3. MILKY WAY GALAXY 4. SUN 5. TERRESTRIAL PLANETS
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TitleAstronomical spectrographs and their history
Author(s)John Hearnshaw
PublicationCambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2009.
ISBN,Price9780511735288 : $ 170.00(EB)
Keyword(s)1. AMATEUR ASTRONOMER 2. ASTRONOMICAL SPECTROGRAPHS 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 5. GALAXIES 6. SPECTROGRAPH 7. SPECTRUM ANALYSIS 8. STARS 9. SUN
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TitleNine Crazy Ideas in Science: A Few Might Even Be True : A Few Might Even Be True
Author(s)Robert Ehrlich
PublicationNew Jersey, Princeton University Press, 2001.
Descriptionx, 244p.
ISBN,Price978-0-691-07001-8 : 1214.00(HB)
Classification501
Keyword(s)1. BIG BANG 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS 4. HYPOTHESIS 5. M.V.S. 6. NUCLEAR RADIATION 7. SCIENCE 8. SOLAR SYSTEM 9. SUN
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E01776   501/EHR/E01776  Issued IS018: Muktangan Vidnyan Shodhika, C/O Arvind Paranjpye 12/Mar/2015
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