Information Handling in Astronomy - Historical Vistas

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-1178-8 (Print) 978-0-306-48080-5 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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    Pages 1-13

    Half a Century of Intense Maturation

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    Pages 15-34

    Evolution of Time Measurement in Astronomy

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    Pages 35-60

    Evolution of Data Processing in Optical Astronomy — A Personal Account

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    Pages 61-70

    IHAP: Image Handling and Processing System

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    Pages 71-87

    FITS: A Remarkable Achievement in Information Exchange

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    Pages 89-107

    The Munich Image Data Analysis System

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    Pages 109-125

    AIPS, the VLA, and the VLBA

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    Pages 127-137

    Changes in Astronomical Publications During the 20th Century

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    Pages 139-155

    The Evolution and Role of the Astronomical Library and Librarian

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    Pages 157-182

    The Development of the Astronomy Digital Library

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    Pages 183-205

    From Early Directories to Current Yellow-Page Services

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    Pages 207-231

    Pre-College Astronomy Education in the United States in the Twentieth Century

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    Pages 233-247

    The Birth and Evolution of the Planetarium

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    Pages 249-266

    The Changing Role of the IAU in Providing and Organizing Information

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    Pages 267-273

    Was the Carte du Ciel an Obstruction to the Development of Astrophysics in Europe?

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    Pages 275-294

    Amateur Data and Astronomical Discoveries in the 20th Century