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2 James Mullaney Cambridge atlas of Herschel objects 023687 2011 Book  
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TitleAstronomical spectroscopy for amateurs
Author(s)Ken M. Harrison
PublicationNew York, Springer, 2011.
Descriptionxiii, 241p.
Series(Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series)
Abstract NoteAstronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs is a complete guide for amateur astronomers who are looking for a new challenge beyond astrophotography. The book provides a brief overview of the history and development of the spectroscope, then a short introduction to the theory of stellar spectra, including details on the necessary reference spectra required for instrument testing and spectral comparison. The various types of spectroscopes available to the amateur are then described. Later sections cover all aspects of setting up and using various types of commercially available and home-built spectroscopes, starting with basic transmission gratings and going through more complex models, all the way to the sophisticated Littrow design. The final part of the text is about practical spectroscope design and construction. This book uniquely brings together a collection of observing, analyzing, and processing hints and tips that will allow the amateur to build skills in preparing scientifically acceptable spectra data. It covers all aspects of designing, constructing, testing, calibrating, and using a spectroscope and enables the average amateur astronomer to successfully build and use a homemade spectroscope for a fraction of the current commercial cost. As Professor Chris Kitchin said, “If optical spectroscopy had not been invented then fully 75 percent of all astronomical knowledge would be unknown today, and yet the subject itself re-ceives scant attention in astronomical texts.” This book answers that need. It is the practical spectroscopy book.
ISBN,Price9781441972385 : Eur 26.95(PB)
Classification520.84
Keyword(s)1. ASTRONOMICAL SPECTROSCOPY 2. CCD SPECTROSCOPY 3. STAR OBSERVATION 4. STELLAR SPECTROSCOPE
Item TypeBook
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Accession#  Call#StatusIssued ToReturn Due On Physical Location
024382   520.84/HAR/024382  Issued MA10: Abhisek Mohapatra 13/Aug/2022

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TitleCambridge atlas of Herschel objects
Author(s)James Mullaney;Wil Tirion
PublicationCambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Descriptionv, 183p.
Abstract NoteThis all-purpose star atlas is the first of its kind devoted to observing the Herschel objects with binoculars and telescopes. It displays over 2500 of the most visually attractive star clusters, nebulae and galaxies that were discovered by Sir William, Caroline and Sir John Herschel. Covering the entire sky from the North to the South Celestial Pole, and showing all 88 constellations, it is also a general sky atlas showing variable, double and multiple stars, and the Milky Way.
ISBN,Price9780521138178 : UKP 27.99(SB)
Classification524.3(083)
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 3. HERSCHEL OBJECTS 4. STAR OBSERVATION
Item TypeBook
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Accession#  Call#StatusIssued ToReturn Due On Physical Location
023687   524.3(083)/MUL/023687  On Shelf    
OB0513   524.3(083)/MUL/  On Shelf    

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