Great Observatories of the World Serge Brunier

ISBN: 9781554070558

Published: September 3rd 2005

Hardcover

240 pages


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Great Observatories of the World  by  Serge Brunier

Great Observatories of the World by Serge Brunier
September 3rd 2005 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 240 pages | ISBN: 9781554070558 | 9.23 Mb

Comprehensive profiles of the 57 most important observatories in the world, including 10 space-based telescopes.Great Observatories of the World is a comprehensive tour of the 57 leading observatories located in the United States, Europe, Chile,MoreComprehensive profiles of the 57 most important observatories in the world, including 10 space-based telescopes.Great Observatories of the World is a comprehensive tour of the 57 leading observatories located in the United States, Europe, Chile, Australia, India, Japan and the vast reaches of space.The book begins with a brief and engaging history of the telescope and observatories.

It covers 36 Earth-based observatories and their history, mission, type of telescope and other observatory equipment, and significant discoveries.It then features 10 space-based observatories, including the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-Ray Telescope, which have been mounted on space probes to monitor some of the universes most mysterious events.The final section covers 11 observatories of the future, including both Earth-based and space-based telescopes, and how partnerships between nations and private institutions fund ambitious projects of unprecedented size and responsiveness.The book also provides fascinating information on: Spectroscopy and radio astronomy The effects of atmosphere on astronomy Coronagraphy and solar observation Astronomy careers and training Locations and websites of the worlds 100 largest observatories.Great Observatories of the World is profusely illustrated with photographs of the observatories as well as dramatic images of the universe they explore.



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