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By Hale Bradt

Astronomy tools, first released in 2003, is an advent to the elemental sensible instruments, tools and phenomena that underlie quantitative astronomy. Taking a technical technique, the writer covers a wealthy variety of subject matters throughout all branches of astronomy, from radio to gamma-ray wavelengths. issues contain the quantitative elements of the electromagnetic spectrum, atmospheric and interstellar absorption, telescopes in all wavebands, interferometry, adaptive optics, the delivery of radiation via subject to shape spectral traces, and neutrino and gravitational-wave astronomy. transparent, systematic shows of the subjects are followed by way of diagrams and challenge units. Written for undergraduates and graduate scholars, this booklet incorporates a wealth of knowledge that's required for the perform and research of quantitative and analytical astronomy and astrophysics.

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