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Master of Galactic Astronomy: A Biography of Jan Hendrik Oort

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Master of Galactic Astronomy: A Biography of Jan Hendrik Oort

Master of Galactic Astronomy: A Biography of Jan Hendrik Oort by Pieter C. van der Kruit
English | EPUB | 2021 | 370 Pages | ISBN : 303055547X | 107.7 MB

This accessible and entertaining biography chronicles the life and triumphs of astronomer Jan Hendrik Oort, who helped lay the foundations of modern astronomy in the 20th century. The book puts into context some of Oort's most significant achievements, including his discovery that the Milky Way rotates, as well as his famous hypothesis that our Solar System is surrounded by a reservoir of comets — now simply known as the Oort Cloud.

Cosmic Chemistry

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Cosmic Chemistry

Cosmic Chemistry by Gerhard Klare
English | PDF | 1988 | 258 Pages | ISBN : 3642741908 | 21.5 MB

The annual meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Cologne, June 1988, featured extensive reviews of the chemical processes relevant to astrophysics. The twelve contributions to this book, written by experts from the US, UK, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany, deal in depth with the chemistry of comets and meteorites, of stars and their shells, of the interstellar medium and galaxies. A comprehensive review of nucleosynthesis and two reports on observations round off an up-to-date presentation of cosmic chemistry.

The Andromeda Anthology: Containing A For Andromeda and Andromeda Breakthrough

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The Andromeda Anthology: Containing A For Andromeda and Andromeda Breakthrough

Fred Hoyle, John Elliott, "The Andromeda Anthology: Containing A For Andromeda and Andromeda Breakthrough"
English | 2020 | ISBN: 147323011X | 400 pages | EPUB | 0.881 MB

The Deep-Sky Observer’s Year: A Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects Throughout the Year

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The Deep-Sky Observer’s Year: A Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects Throughout the Year

The Deep-Sky Observer’s Year: A Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects Throughout the Year by Grant Privett
English | PDF | 2001 | 253 Pages | ISBN : 1852332735 | 22.88 MB

Deep-sky observing - that's looking at the stars, nebulae and galaxies - is easily the most popular field for amateur astronomers. The big problem faced by non-professional observers is what to look at - what's visible at a paticular time of year. The Deep-sky Observer's Year is a month-by-month guide to the best objects to view.