Spherical Astronomy

Kobo ebook | December 1, 2012

byWoolard, Edgar

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Spherical Astronomy provides a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of positional astronomy.

The text focuses on the principles of spherical astronomy and the theory of fundamental astronomical observations. Discussions are made on topics such as the celestial sphere and the nature of the reference systems of astronomy; the geometric aspects of the celestial sphere in relation to geographic position; systems of time measurement based on the rotation of the earth; and the inertial reference system.

Astronomers and astrophysicists will find the book highly insightful.

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Spherical Astronomy provides a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of positional astronomy.The text focuses on the principles of spherical astronomy and the theory of fundamental astronomical observations. Discussions are made on topics such as the celestial sphere and the nature of the reference systems of astronomy;...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 1, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:032314912X

ISBN - 13:9780323149129

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