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Selected Exercises in Galactic Astronomy

  • Authors
  • I. Atanasijević

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 26)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. I. Atanasijević
    Pages 73-82
  3. I. Atanasijević
    Pages 83-106
  4. I. Atanasijević
    Pages 107-131
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 132-146

About this book

Introduction

Galactic Astronomy is, and for some time to come will certainly remain, one of the more important items in the astronomy curricula. There are at present a number of excellent text-books and monographs covering the whole subject or certain of its aspects. It seems however that there is not a single book where at least some of the more important problems dealt with in text-books and university courses would be presented in the form of laboratory exercises. This short series of exercises represents an attempt to fill this gap. What is, in general, the aim of such exercises? As to this point, the author fully agrees with Prof. Minnaert's opinion that "No natural science should ever be taught without practical work. Students in astronomy should have regular exercises, not so much to teach them observing skill, but mainly to bring before their eyes the reality of the concepts introduced during the lectures." This applies to Galactic Astronomy as well as to any other branch of our science.

Keywords

astronomy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-3111-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1971
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-3113-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-3111-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0067-0057
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