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Photographs of Stars, Star-Clusters and Nebulae 2 Volume Paperback Set

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Published between 1893 and 1899, this two-volume work illustrates the work of a pioneer of modern astronomy.A fellow of the Royal ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Published between 1893 and 1899, this two-volume work illustrates the work of a pioneer of modern astronomy.

Zusammenfassung
A fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a pioneer in modern astronomy, Isaac Roberts made significant advances in the field of stellar photography. This lavishly illustrated two-volume work contains descriptions of instruments and methodology, as well as Roberts' theory of the stars' origins and nature.

Inhalt

Volume 1: Preface; Isaac Roberts' observatory, Crowborough Hill; Isaac Roberts' telescopes; List of the plates; List of the abbreviations; 1. The negatives; 2. Arrangement of the photographs; 3. Epoch of the Fiducial stars (A.D. 1900); 4. A table for converting measurements in right ascensions into intervals of time; 5. Illustrations of the method for determining the right ascensions and declinations of the stars; 6. Introduction; Utility of the photographic charts; 7. Refractors and reflectors as photo-instruments; 8. Requirements and adjustments of a reflector for celestial photography; 9. Collimation of the mirror; 10. Essentials of a photo-telescope; 11. Method for testing the stability of a photo-instrument; 12. Photographic plates: their exposures and development; 13. Description of the photographs and references concerning them; 14. Deductions from the photographs. Volume 2: Preface; List of the plates; Instruments; List of abbreviations adopted in this work; 1. The negatives; 2. Epoch of the Fiducial stars, A.D. 1900; 3. Table for converting the measured right ascensions; 4. Deterioration of the negatives; 5. Effects of atmospheric glare and of diffraction upon the films of photographic plates; 6. Arrangement of the plates; 7. Method for micro-puncturing the photographic discs of stars on plates; 8. Star catalogues and photographic charts; 9. Duration of the effective exposures given to photographic plates in the 20-inch reflector; 10. Are the millions of stars and the numerous nebulosities limited in number and extent; 11. The evolution of stellar systems; 12. Inferences suggested by examination of the photographs; 13. Description of the photographs; 14. M.31. Andromedae; 15. M.99 Virginis; 16. M.51 Canum Venaticorum; 17. Region of 7 Cassiopeiae; 18. Nebulae in the Pleiades; 19. M.42. Orionis; 20. General conclusions concerning the evolution of stellar systems.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Photographs of Stars, Star-Clusters and Nebulae 2 Volume Paperback Set
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EAN: 9781108015240
ISBN: 978-1-108-01524-0
Format: Set mit div. Artikeln (Set)
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Physik & Astronomie
Anzahl Seiten: 482
Gewicht: 976g
Größe: H217mm x B360mm x T21mm
Jahr: 2010