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Author Steinicke, Wolfgang.

Title Galaxies and how to observe them / Wolfgang Steinicke, Richard Jakiel
Published London : Springer, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 246 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Astronomers' observing guides, 1611-7360
Astronomers' observing guides. 1611-7360
Contents Galaxies, Cluster of Galaxies, and their Data -- Galaxies, Cluster of Galaxies & their data -- Pairs, Groups, and Clusters of Galaxies -- Catalogs, Data, and Nomenclature -- Technical Aspects on Observing Galaxies -- Accessories and Optical Quantities -- Theory of Visual Observation -- Observing, Recording, & Processing -- What to Observe? - The Objects -- Observing Programs -- Individual Objects -- Groups and Clusters of Galaxies -- Odd Stuff
Summary A comprehensive review of major aspects of galaxy observation. This book combines the physical background on the nature and data of galaxies, the relevant instrumentation and viewing techniques, and finally, the targets and their individual appearance in telescopes of various apertures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-241)
Notes Print version record
Subject Galaxies -- Popular works.
Galaxies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Popular works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Jakiel, Richard.
LC no. 2006926447
ISBN 1846286999
1852337524 (Paper)
9781852337520 (Paper)