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Advances in Astronomy and Astrophysics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120032099, 9781483214887

Advances in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 9

1st Edition

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Editor: Zdeněk Kopal
eBook ISBN: 9781483214887
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1972
Page Count: 264
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Contents of Previous Volumes

The Roche Model and Its Applications to Close Binary Systems

I. Introduction

II. Roche Equipotentials

III. Roche Coordinates

IV. Stability of the Roche Model


List of Symbols


Lunar Eclipses

I. Introduction

II. The History of Lunar Eclipses

III. The Basic Characteristics of the Eclipses

IV. Future Eclipses

V. Increase of the Earth's Shadow

VI. The Photometric Model of the Eclipses

VII. General Transmission Coefficient

VIII. Computation of the Refraction and of the Air Mass

IX. Brightness of the Solar Elementary Ring

X. Structure of the Auxiliary Shadow

XI. Normal Densities of the Shadow

XII. The Eclipse on the Moon

XIII. Geographic Circumstances of Eclipses

XIV. Effects of Light Scattering

XV. Photometry of Lunar Eclipses

XVI. Comparison between Theory and Observations

XVII. Atmospheric Ozone

XVIII. High Absorbing Layer

XIX. Meteorological Analysis of the Eclipse

XX. Influence of Volcanic Eruptions

XXI. Lunar Luminescence

XXII. Possible Manifestations of Lunar Luminescence Outside the Eclipses

XXIII. The Variation in the Brightness of the Eclipse

XXIV. Further Phenomena during Lunar Eclipses

XXV. Allied Phenomena

XXVI. Conclusions


Infrared Observation on the Eclipsed Moon

I. Introduction

II. Measurements

III. Experimental Results

IV. Method for Producing Thermal Overlays for the AIC Charts

V. Remarks

VI. Descriptions of the Thermal Overlays

VII. Discussion

Note Added in Proof


Infrared Emission from the Surface of the Moon

I. Introduction

II. Recent Infrared Observations

III. Heat Transfer in Evacuated Powders

IV. Theoretical Analysis of Surface Temperature Variations

V. The Effect of Surface Roughness on Apparent Temperature

VI. Thermal Anomalies on the Lunar Surface


Author Index

Subject Index


Advances in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 9 covers reviews on the advances in astronomy and astrophysics. The book presents reviews on the Roche model and its applications to close binary systems. The text then describes the part played by lunar eclipses in the evolution of astronomy; the classical theory of lunar eclipses; deviations from geometrical theory; and the methods of photometric observations of eclipses. The problems of other phenomena related in one way or another to lunar eclipses are also considered. The book further tackles the infrared observation on the eclipsed moon, as well as some of the experimental measurements at infrared wavelengths which have proved useful in evaluating various theoretical models and, more generally, in specifying the radiation environment on the lunar surface. Astronomers, astrophysicists, and students taking related courses will find the book invaluable.


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Zdeněk Kopal