The Universe Of Digital Sky Surveys: A Meeting To Honour The 70th Birthday Of Massimo Capaccioli

May 26, 2018|
The Universe Of Digital Sky Surveys: A Meeting To Honour The 70th Birthday Of Massimo Capaccioli by Nicola R. Napolitano
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These are the proceedings of a meeting in honour of Massimo Capaccioli at the occasion of his 70th birthday. The conference aimed at summarizing the results from the main current and past digital sky survey projects and at discussing how these can be used to inspire ongoing projects and better plan the future ones. Over the last decades, digital sky surveys performed with dedicated telescopes and finely-tuned wide-field cameras, have revolutionized astronomy. They have become the main tool to investigate the nearby and far away universe, thus providing new insights in the understanding of the galaxy structure and assembly across time, the dark components of the universe, as well as the history of our own galaxy. They have also opened the time domain leading to a new understanding of the transient phenomena in the universe. By providing public access to top quality data, digital surveys have also changed the everyday practice of astronomers who have become less dependent on direct access to large observing facilities. The full scientific exploitation of these surveys has also triggered significant advances in both space and ground based technology and in the field of multi-object spectroscopy. The various sections of this book are devoted to different relevant aspects of astrophysics in the era of digital sky surveys and include both review and shorter, more focused contributions.
Title:The Universe Of Digital Sky Surveys: A Meeting To Honour The 70th Birthday Of Massimo Capaccioli
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:302 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:302 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:May 26, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319792736

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