To Measure the Sky

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To Measure the Sky

To Measure the Sky

With a lively yet rigorous and quantitative approach, this textbook introduces the fundamental topics in optical observational astronomy for undergraduates. It explains the theoretical foundations for observational practices and reviews essential physics to support students' mastery of the subject. Student understanding is strengthened through over 120 exercises and problems.

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To Measure the Sky
Language: en
Pages: 446
Authors: Frederick R. Chromey
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

With a lively yet rigorous and quantitative approach, this textbook introduces the fundamental topics in optical observational astronomy for undergraduates. It explains the theoretical foundations for observational practices and reviews essential physics to support students' mastery of the subject. Student understanding is strengthened through over 120 exercises and problems.
The Sky
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Frederick R. Chromey
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1937 - Publisher:

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Pushing up the Sky
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Joseph Bruchac
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Penguin

From acclaimed Native American storyteller Joseph Bruchac comes a collection of seven lively plays for children to perform, each one adapted from a different traditional Native tale. Filled with heroes and tricksters, comedy and drama, these entertaining plays are a wonderful way to bring Native cultures to life for young
The Sky
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Joseph Bruchac
Categories: Astronomical models
Type: BOOK - Published: 1939 - Publisher:

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The Sky Readers
Language: en
Pages: 67
Authors: Sue Murray
Categories: Fortune-telling
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Hueber Verlag

Lewin's quiet life changes on the day he turns sixteen and finds out that he is a sky reader - he has the power to read the past, the present and the future. Lewin leaves home to learn the ways of old magic from his grandfather Laylan. When they start

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