Observational Astrophysics

ISBN: 978-3-642-21814-9 (Print) 978-3-642-21815-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-37

      Astrophysical Information

    3. No Access

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      Pages 39-91

      The Earth Atmosphere and Space

    4. No Access

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      Pages 93-125

      Radiation and Photometry

    5. No Access

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      Pages 127-171

      Space–Time Reference Frames

  3. Data Collection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

    2. No Access

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      Pages 175-207

      Telescopes and Images

    3. No Access

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      Pages 209-322

      Diffraction and Image Formation

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      Pages 323-440

      Detectors

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      Pages 441-506

      Spectral Analysis

  4. Data Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 507-507

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 509-604

      The Signal in Astronomy

    3. No Access

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      Pages 605-617

      Sky Surveys and Virtual Observatories

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 619-719