Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics, 3rd Edition

  • Martin V. Zombeck
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  • ISBN-10: 0511481128
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481123
  • DDC: 520
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 780 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Fully updated with data from space-based observations and a comprehensive index and bibliography, this third edition contains the most frequently used information in modern astrophysics. This handbook will be an essential reference for graduate students, researchers and professionals working in astronomy and the space sciences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
1: General Data.
2: Astronomy and Astrophysics.
3: Radio Astronomy.
4: Infrared and Submillimeter Astronomy.
5: Ultraviolet Astronomy.
6: X-ray Astronomy.
7: Gamma-Ray Astronomy.
8: Cosmic Rays.
9: Earth’s Atmosphere and Environment.
10: Relativity and Cosmology.
11: Atomic Physics.
12: Electromagnetic Radiation.
13: Plasma Physics.
14: Experimental Astronomy and Astrophysics.
15: Astronautics.
16: Mathematics.
17: Probability and Statistics.
18: Radiation Safety.
19: Astronomical Catalogs.
20: Computer Science.
21: Glossary of Abbreviations and Symbols.
Appendices.
General Data.
Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Infrared Astronomy.
Relativity and Cosmology.
Atomic Physics.
Plasma Physics.
Experimental Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Mathematics.
Probability and Statistics.
Computer Science.
Index.