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Author Vaquero, J. M. (José M.)

Title The sun recorded through history / J.M. Vaquero and M. Vázquez
Published Dordrecht ; Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 382 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Astrophysics and space science library ; v. 361
Astrophysics and space science library ; v. 361
Contents The Sun Recorded Through History; Preface; Contents; The Sun; Naked-Eye Sunspots; Solar Drawings; Solar Eclipses; The Solar Diameter and the Astronomical Unit; Terrestrial Aurorae and Solar -- Terrestrial Relations; Reconstruction of Solar Activity During the Telescopic Era; Index
Summary The reconstruction of past solar activity may be also complemented by the study of historical accounts. This book describes how these events can be used to obtain information on parameters as solar rotation (sunspot drawings), coronal structure (aurorae and total eclipses) and radius determinations (total eclipses)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Solar activity.
Sun -- Early works to 1800.
Sun -- Observations.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Vázquez, M. (Manuel)
ISBN 9780387927909 (ebook)
0387927905 (ebook)
0387927891 (print)
9780387927893 (print)