Vistas in Astronomy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080158709, 9781483158570

Vistas in Astronomy

1st Edition

Volume 14

Editors: Arthur Beer
eBook ISBN: 9781483158570
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 20th July 1972
Page Count: 312
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Description

Vistas in Astronomy, Volume 14: Astrometry - Theoretical Astrophysics – Instrumentation – Spectroscopy – Galactic Structure – Galaxies focuses on the methods, processes, and technologies used in astronomy. The selection first discusses the calculations of eclipse and lunar features. The method of computation, symbols that are used, and limit of the shadow path are explained. The book also looks at the spectral classification through seven-color photometry. The effects of chemical composition and interstellar absorption; pseudo-continua of dwarf stars; introduction of linear combinations of color indices; and variable and emission-line stars are discussed. The book also scrutinizes element abundance in O- and early B-stars. The method of fine analysis, observations, and fine analyses of normal and peculiar stars are explained. The book also examines the spiral structure and kinematics of the galaxy from a study of the H II regions. The study of the Doppler-Fizeau effect of the ionized interstellar hydrogen; extension of interference methods to the study of the structure of extragalactic nebulae; and structure and dynamics of barred spiral galaxies are discussed. The selection is a valuable source of information for readers interested in astronomy.

Table of Contents


Contents

Introduction

Eclipse Calculations of Lunar Features

Spectral Classification Through Seven-Colour Photometry

Element Abundances in O-and Early B-Stars

Spiral Structure and Kinematics of the Galaxy From a Study of the H II Regions: Fabry -Perot Interference Methods Applied to Ionized Hydrogen

Structure and Dynamics of Barred Spiral Galaxies, in Particular of the Magellanic Type

Index

Contents of Previous Volumes




Details

No. of pages:
312
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1972
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483158570

About the Editor

Arthur Beer