Astronomy

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.
The Rise of Radio Astronomy in the Netherlands: The People and the Politics (Historical & Cultural Astronomy) [Repost]

The Rise of Radio Astronomy in the Netherlands: The People and the Politics (Historical & Cultural Astronomy) by Astrid Elbers
English | 2 Dec. 2016 | ISBN: 3319490788 | 240 Pages | PDF | 4.2 MB

Radio astronomy was born during the Second World War, but as this book explains, the history of early Dutch radio astronomy is in several respects rather anomalous in comparison to the development of radio astronomy in other countries.
Our Place in the Universe: Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries, Second Edition

Our Place in the Universe: Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries, Second Edition By Sun Kwok
English | EPUB | 2017 | 269 Pages | ISBN : 3319541714 | 7.4 MB

If you have ever wanted to understand the basic principles of astronomy and celestial movements, you should read this book. Using pictures of the sky observed from different places on Earth, as well as drawings of ancient astronomical methods and tools, Prof. Sun Kwok tells this story in an entertaining and fascinating way.