The Making of History's Greatest Star Map

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ISBN: 978-3-642-11601-8 (Print) 978-3-642-11602-5 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Prologue: Hipparcos Launch

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    Chapter

    Pages 15-28

    Our Place in the Cosmos

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    Chapter

    Pages 29-42

    Why Star Positions?

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-62

    Early History

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    Chapter

    Pages 63-84

    Developments 1850–1980

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    Chapter

    Pages 85-98

    The Push to Space

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    Chapter

    Pages 99-124

    From Concept to Launch

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    Chapter

    Pages 125-132

    Disaster Unfolds

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    Chapter

    Pages 133-144

    Mission Recovery

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    Chapter

    Pages 145-168

    Science in the Making

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    Chapter

    Pages 169-184

    The Finishing Touches

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    Chapter

    Pages 185-203

    Our Galaxy

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    Chapter

    Pages 205-229

    Inside the Stars

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    Chapter

    Pages 231-255

    Our Solar System and Habitability

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    Chapter

    Pages 257-260

    The Future

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    Chapter

    Pages 261-262

    Epilogue

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 1-20