Observational Astronomy

H.M.J. Boffin, Astrotomography: Indirect Imaging Methods in Observational Astronomy (Repost)

H.M.J. Boffin, Astrotomography: Indirect Imaging Methods in Observational Astronomy
ISBN: 3540422137 | edition 2001 | PDF | 423 pages | 17 mb

This comprehensive and unique reference work on astro-tomography is based on expanded and suitably edited contributions to the 1st International Workshop on Astro-tomography. The focus is on studying indirect imaging and subsequent reconstruction techniques with applications in all areas of observational astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. Detailed subject and object indexes, together with a list of useful resources on the Internet, will help the reader to use this book in a most efficient way.

To Measure the Sky: An Introduction to Observational Astronomy [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at March 3, 2014
To Measure the Sky: An Introduction to Observational Astronomy [Repost]

To Measure the Sky: An Introduction to Observational Astronomy by Frederick R. Chromey
English | 2010 | ISBN: 052176386X, 0521747686 | 460 pages | PDF | 5 MB

With a lively yet rigorous and quantitative approach, Frederick R. Chromey introduces the fundamental topics in optical observational astronomy for undergraduates.
Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy: A Practical Python Guide for the Analysis of Survey Data (Repost)

Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy: A Practical Python Guide for the Analysis of Survey Data (Princeton Series in Modern Observational Astronomy) by Zeljko Ivezić
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0691151687 | 559 Pages | PDF | 103 MB

As telescopes, detectors, and computers grow ever more powerful, the volume of data at the disposal of astronomers and astrophysicists will enter the petabyte domain, providing accurate measurements for billions of celestial objects.
Interacting Binaries. Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy by S.N. Shore

Interacting Binaries. Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy by S.N. Shore
English | 20 Dec. 1993 | ISBN: 3540570144, 0387570144 | 492 Pages | PDF | 8 MB

Observational and Theoretical Issues of Interacting Binaries was the topic of the 22nd Advanced Course of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy. It was the first time that binary systems were the center of attention of our course.
Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy: An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis [Repost]

Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy: An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis by Warren G. Anderson
English | Oct. 17, 2011 | ISBN: 352740886X | 381 Pages | PDF | 3.7 MB

This most up-to-date, one-stop reference combines coverage of both theory and observational techniques, with introductory sections to bring all readers up to the same level.

2005: Past Meets Present in Astronomy and Astrophysics  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Jan. 11, 2015
2005: Past Meets Present in Astronomy and Astrophysics

2005: Past Meets Present in Astronomy and Astrophysics
English | Astrophysics | 30. December 2006 | ISBN-10: 9812568875 | 110 pages | pdf | 6 mb

This volume considers recent theoretical and observational developments in astronomy and astrophysics with contributions on solar system bodies, extrasolar planets, star formation, galaxy evolution and cosmology.
Observing and Cataloguing Nebulae and Star Clusters: From Herschel to Dreyer's New General Catalogue

Observing and Cataloguing Nebulae and Star Clusters: From Herschel to Dreyer's New General Catalogue by Wolfgang Steinicke
Cambridge University Press | September 27, 2010 | English | ISBN: 0545110289 | 660 pages | PDF | 26 MB

The New General Catalogue, originally created in 1888, is the source for referencing bright nebulae and star clusters, both in professional and amateur astronomy. With 7840 entries, it is the most-used historical catalogue of observational astronomy, and NGC numbers are commonly used today.

Choosing and Using Astronomical Filters  

Posted by interes at Nov. 16, 2014
Choosing and Using Astronomical Filters

Choosing and Using Astronomical Filters (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by Martin Griffiths
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1493910434 | 269 pages | PDF | 15,4 MB

As a casual read through any of the major amateur astronomical magazines will demonstrate, there are filters available for all aspects of optical astronomy. This book provides a ready resource on the use of the following filters, among others, for observational astronomy or for imaging:

Observational Astrophysics (repost)  

Posted by libr at Sept. 24, 2014
Observational Astrophysics (repost)

Observational Astrophysics (Astronomy and Astrophysics Library) by Pierre Léna, Daniel Rouan, François Lebrun and François Mignard
English | 2012 | ISBN: 3642218148 | 734 pages | PDF | 10,1 MB

This is the updated, widely revised, restructured and expanded third edition of Léna et al.'s successful work Observational Astrophysics. It presents a synthesis on tools and methods of observational astrophysics of the early 21st century.
Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy: An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis (repost)

Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy: An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis by Jolien D. E. Creighton and Warren G. Anderson
English | ISBN: 352740886X | 2011 | PDF | 379 pages | 3,7 MB

This most up-to-date, one-stop reference combines coverage of both theory and observational techniques, with introductory sections to bring all readers up to the same level.