Australasia's Biggest Online Store

New Zealand's Lowest Prices. Guaranteed

Light Curves of Variable Stars
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Eruptive variables; 3. Pulsating variables; 4. Rotating variables; 5. Cataclysmic (explosive and nova-like) variables; 6. Eclipsing binary systems; 7. X-ray binaries; References; Addresses of interest; Abbreviations of constellation names; Julian dates; Compendium of variable star newsletters; Subject index; Object index.

Promotional Information

The most complete and up-to-date reference volume available on variable stars, their classification and properties.

Reviews

'In conclusion, this is an advanced (graduate/research) level text which should belong in all astronomy libraries, and really succeeds in its declared aim.' Phil Charles, Astronomy Now ' ... an extremely useful reference guide to both graduate students and the well informed amateur.' Gary Poyner, Journal of the British Astronomical Association 'What a splendid idea! This book fills a real gap in the literature and will be required reading for all those interested in variable stars ... This book should become a standard work.' Tim Lloyd Evans, The Observatory ' ... the book does contain some of the best available plotted variable star data ... a useful reference for a wide readership.' Irish Astronomical Journal ' ... a book of great value to all interested in variable stars ... I know that I shall be referring to my copy frequently and heartily recommend it.' Albert Jones, Southern Stars '...the authors have complied a compendium of characteristic light curves to help classification...It is very handy to have all this information in one place.' American Association of Variable Star Observers Bookstore

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Light Curves of Variable Stars: A Pictorial Atlas on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top