Logo

Textbook on Practical Astronomy

Large book cover: Textbook on Practical Astronomy

Textbook on Practical Astronomy
by

Publisher: Wiley
ISBN/ASIN: B002K8Q0CM
Number of pages: 252

Description:
The purpose of this volume is to furnish a text in Practical Astronomy especially adapted to the needs of civil-engineering students who can devote but little time to the subject, and who are not likely to take up advanced study of Astronomy. The text deals chiefly with the class of observations which can be made with surveying instruments, the methods applicable to astronomical and geodetic instruments being treated but briefly.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: From Cosmic Birth to Living Earths: The Future of UVOIR Space AstronomyFrom Cosmic Birth to Living Earths: The Future of UVOIR Space Astronomy
by - arXiv
For the first time in history, humans have reached the point where it is possible to construct a revolutionary space-based observatory that has the capability to find dozens of Earth-like worlds, and possibly some with signs of life.
(2876 views)
Book cover: Gravitational Waves: Sources, Detectors and SearchesGravitational Waves: Sources, Detectors and Searches
by - arXiv
As the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy nears, this review, intended primarily for interested particle and nuclear physicists, describes what we have learned to date and the prospects for direct discovery of gravitational waves.
(4132 views)
Book cover: To See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar AstronomyTo See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar Astronomy
by - NASA History Division
A comprehensive history of this surprisingly significant scientific discipline. Quite rigorous and systematic in its methodology, To See the Unseen explores the development of the radar astronomy specialty in the larger community of scientists.
(6567 views)
Book cover: Astronomical Image and Data AnalysisAstronomical Image and Data Analysis
by - Springer
The book explains how to handle real problems in astronomical data analysis using a modern arsenal of powerful techniques. It treats the methods of image, signal, and data processing that are proving to be both effective and widely relevant.
(11721 views)