Nature

Sky Atlas 2000.0 Companion

Author: Robert A. Strong

Publisher: Sky & Telescope

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 281

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This essential astronomical reference features an alphabetical listing of every deep-sky object plotted inSky Atlas 2000.0, Second Edition. The main section describes each star cluster, nebula, and galaxy with cross-references to chart numbers, while a chart-by-chart listing provides coordinates, object types, constellations, and apparent magnitudes.
Science

The Star Atlas Companion

Author: Philip M. Bagnall

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 486

View: 126

Conventional star atlases are great for locating constellations and individual stars but The Star Atlas Companion goes one step further and describes the physical properties of more than 1,100 stars. With the aid of scale diagrams, the reader can get a real sense of the sizes, shapes, distances, and surface features of many of the stars visible to the naked eye in both the Nothern and Southern Hemispheres. Information on their rotational velocities and periods is given together with their spectral type and luminosity. Binary and multiple star systems are explained in detail. Special mention is made of Barnard's, Kapteyn's, Kepler's, and Van Maanen's Stars and the properties of many open clusters are given. With its emphasis on helping the amateur astronomer gain a better understanding of what they are looking at. The Star Atlas Companion will provide a new dimension to observing the star and is an invaluable supplement to any star atlas.
Science

Deep-Sky Companions: The Secret Deep

Author: Stephen James O'Meara

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 483

View: 454

In this fresh list, Stephen James O'Meara presents 109 new objects for stargazers to observe. The Secret Deep list contains many exceptional objects, including a planetary nebula whose last thermal pulse produced a circumstellar shell similar to the one expected in the final days of our Sun's life; a piece of the only supernova remnant known visible to the unaided eye; the flattest galaxy known; the largest edge-on galaxy in the heavens; the brightest quasar; and the companion star to one of the first black hole candidates ever discovered. Each object is accompanied by beautiful photographs and sketches, original finder charts, visual histories and up-to-date astrophysical information to enrich the observing experience. Featuring galaxies, clusters and nebulae not covered in other Deep-Sky Companions books, this is a wonderful addition to the series and an essential guide for any deep-sky observer.
Science

The Observer's Sky Atlas

Author: Erich Karkoschka

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 165

View: 316

- Includes a short introduction to observing, a thorough description of the star charts and tables, a glossary and much more - Perfect for both the beginner and seasoned observer - Fully revised edition of a best-selling and highly-praised sky atlas
Science

The Photographic Atlas of the Stars

Author: H J P Arnold

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 220

View: 157

The Photographic Atlas of the Stars contains 50, high-quality full color photographs of the entire night sky of the northern and southern hemispheres. Each plate is accompanied by a star map of the identical area, which identifies the main stars of the constituent constellations as well as other interesting astronomical objects. In addition to this detail, Sir Patrick Moore has written a commentary for each plate that highlights the stars and objects of interest to observers equipped with binoculars and that includes detailed tabular information on astronomical objects of the region. The resulting double-page spread provides an invaluable reference for the amateur astronomer, detailing the constellations and other heavenly bodies of interest that are observable with the naked eye, binoculars, or a small telescope.
Science

The observer's sky atlas with 50 star charts covering the entire sky.

Author: Erich Karkoschka

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 130

View: 346

The Observer's Sky Atlas contains star charts and information for all those who observe the night sky with unaided eyes, with binoculars, or with small telescopes, and also for those who just wish to look at constellations and interesting objects. Equally useful for the beginning observer and the old hand, the atlas presents: -a short introduction into observing the sky and a thorough description of the star charts and tables - clearly arranged charts of all the stars visible with the unaided eye (up to 6th magnitude) - enlarged chart sections for binocular observation, highlighting 250 interesting nebulae, galaxies, and stellar clusters (to magnitude 9) - a catalog of more than 1000 objects that takes into account the far-reaching measurements of Hipparcos Satellite published in 1997 - tables of predicted separations of binary stars until the year 2015 The Observer's Sky Atlas is an indispensable and handy companion for every observer. It has appeared in four languages. From reviews of the first edition: , .." the most informative little sky guide in the business" "Astronomy "
Science

Firefly Atlas of the Universe

Author: Patrick Moore

Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 302

Summarizes what is known about the sun, stars, and planets; traces the history of astronomy; and includes maps and satellite photographs.
Reference

Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook, Epoch 2000.0

Author: Arthur Philip Norton

Publisher: Dutton

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 195

View: 314

The most famous guide to the stars is now the most accessible! Generations of amateur astronomers have called it simply Norton's- the most famous star atlas in the world. Now in a beautifully redesigned, two-color landmark 20th edition, this combination star atlas and reference guide has no match in the field. First published in 1910, coinciding with the first of two appearances by Halley's Comet last century, Norton's owes much of its legendary success to its unique maps, arranged in slices or gores, each covering approximately one-fifth of the sky. Apart from being presented more accessibly than ever before, the text and tables have been revised and updated to account for the new and exciting developments in our observation of the cosmos. The star maps themselves were plotted using advanced computer techniques yielding outstanding accuracy and legibility. Every heavenly object visible to the naked eye is included-stars to magnitude 6, star clusters, and galaxies, as well as other celestial objects. Presented with an authority that has stood for generations, observation hints, technical explanations, and pointers to specialized information sources make this the only essential guide to the night sky. The updated and revised hardcover 20th edition also has new moon maps, clearer tables, new diagrams and a section on the latest computer driven telescopes-today's perfect home reference for curious minds from beginners to dedicated star gazers! What are people saying? . . . 'The unique and time-honored projection used in the Norton's star charts is particularly handy and has always been my favorite.' --Professor Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 'Once in a blue moon a book appears to dramatically and forever change its subject; in short, the work becomes an indispensable resource for generations. Norton's Star Atlas is such a work.' -Leif J. Robinson, Editor Emeritus, Sky and Telescope 'Ian Ridpath is one of the most dedicated and prolific writers on astronomy. His works all have clarity and authority, and he is ideally suited to infuse new life into a classic.' -Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, University of Cambridge, author of Our Final Hour
Nature

Night Sky Atlas

Author: Robin Scagell

Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 681

Featuring recent discoveries and state-of-the-art space photography, an atlas illustrates all that science has revealed about constellations, the evolution of stars and galaxies, and the planets in the solar system.
Foreign Language Study

Super Minds American English Level 6 Teacher's Book

Author: Melanie Williams

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 882

Super Minds American English is a seven-level course for young learners. Written by a highly experienced author team, Super Minds enhances your students' thinking skills, improving their memory along with their language skills. For ease of use, this Level 6 Teacher's Book includes detailed lesson aims, clear instructions, and a vast array of extra activities. Class Audio CDs, including audio from the Student's Book and Workbook, are sold separately.
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The Listener

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Business & Economics

Alliances

Author: Ard-Pieter de Man

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 530

A timely and practical guide that helps senior managers design successful strategic partnerships Strategic alliances are increasingly common among modern corporations and a hot topic in today's business schools. Alliance is a sophisticated guide to crafting successful partnerships, offering a combination of carefully designed checklists, up-to-date examples and scenarios from around the world, and the tools needed to ensure that all elements of an alliance are taken into account and fully assessed. Most managers don't have the experience or knowledge to create a functional alliance governance structure. This book fills that knowledge gap with a clear description of the proper implementation process. Ideal for business leaders engaged in building a corporate alliance and business school students Covers all of the available alliance structure, describes the building blocks of alliance design, and defines an effective process for managers constructing alliances Written by a leading expert on the subject who is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals As the popularity and frequency of corporate strategic alliances grows, Alliance gives business leaders the insight and practical advice they need to ensure their partnerships benefit all parties.