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Image for Celestial Mechanics: A Computational Guide for the Practitioner

Celestial Mechanics: A Computational Guide for the Practitioner

By: Laurence G. Taff

Price: $16.95  $13.56

Publisher: Wiley-VCH: 1985

Seller ID: 141889

ISBN: 0471893161

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 520 pages. View more info

Planetary Boundary Layer: Technical Note No. 165

By: McBean, G.A.

Price: $24.00  $19.20

Publisher: World Meterological Organization: 1979

Edition: Ex Libris, 3rd Ed.

Seller ID: 107445

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. 201 pages, chapters include Ekman layer theories, Tropical boundary layer, Numerical modelling of the atmospheric boundary layer, Applications, Urban boundary layer. Charts, graphs, lots of math. View more info

Astronomy in Depth

By: North, Gerald

Price: $18.50  $14.80

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A., Springer Verlag: 2003

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125763

ISBN: 1852335807

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 230 pages. View more info

Optical Aurora, The

By: Omholt, Anders

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Berlin, Springer-Verlag: 1971

Seller ID: 090569

ISBN: 0387054863

Condition: Very Good


Wornd dust jacket with small tears and peeling clear veneer. Previous owner's name inside. 198 pages. Physics and Chemistry in Space series number 4. Full brown cloth boards. A very clean, unmarked copy. A study of the optical auora phenomenon with black and white diagrams. View more info

Fireballs, Meteors & Meteorites

By: Provenmire, Harold R.

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: Indian Harbour Beach, FL, JSB Enterprises: 1980

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 112123

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 215 pages. View more info

Wide-Field Astrophotography: Exposing the Universe Starting With a Common Camera

By: Reeves, Robert

Price: $89.50  $71.60

Publisher: Willmann-Bell: 2001

Seller ID: 130561

ISBN: 0943396646

Condition: Fine


Book shows very very light wear to covers only, text/interior is clean and not marked in any way, tight, solid binding. 534 pages. Chapters include Lenses for wide-field astrophotography, Filter characteristics, The Schmidt camera, Guiding and polor alignment, Meteor and comet photography, Accessories for ".." , Film hypersensitization, Chemical darkroom for ".." Darkroom tricks, Digital image processing and printing, Built-it-yourself projects.. etc. With four appendices including Developer formulas, film choices. View more info

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Star Struck: One Thousand Years of the Art and Science of Astronomy

By: Ronald Brashear; Daniel Lewis

Price: $19.50  $15.60

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 2001

Seller ID: 140810

ISBN: 0295980974

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 168 pages, heavily illustrated with a great many full page drawings, etchings, etc. an impressive conpendium of graphic works from the history of the subject. "Documents the evolution of humanity's understanding of the cosmos, drawing on some of the most rare and beautiful books in the history of astronomy. 150 color images illustrate this volume, which is sure to delight astronomers and bibliophiles alike." View more info

Greenwich Observatory: 300 Years of Astronomy

By: Ronan, Colin A.;National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Times Books: 1975

Seller ID: 119315

ISBN: 072300126X

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean copy with no marking of any kind to text/interior, covers show very light shelfwear, 62 pages with an additional several pages of color plates. Many b&w illustrations & photos. View more info

Image for An Account of the Astronomical Discoveries of Kepler: a Reprinting of the 1804 Text with a Foreword By William D. Stahlman

An Account of the Astronomical Discoveries of Kepler: a Reprinting of the 1804 Text with a Foreword By William D. Stahlman

By: Small, Robert

Price: $29.50  $23.60

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: 1963

Seller ID: 138766

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with covers in light green cloth, print in spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows is price clipped, faded, with small tears along upper edge. 386 pages, lots of formulae. View more info

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Textbook on Spherical Astronomy

By: Smart, W. M.

Price: $55.00  $44.00

Publisher: N Y, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 142815

ISBN: 0521291801

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Creases on spine. 432 pages. View more info

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Observational Basis for Velocity Fields in Stellar Atmospheres: Trieste-workshop series on Nonlinear, Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Open, nonthermal Systems in Astronomy 1982 Workshop

By: Stalio, Roberto (ed.)

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Stalio: 1982

Seller ID: 108855

Condition: Very Good


477 pages. Small tear at bottom of spine. This volume contains proceedings from the workshop. Previous owner's name on cover. View more info

Cosmology and Astrophysics: Essays in Honor of Thomas Gold

By: Terzian, Yervant; Bilson, Elizabeth

Price: $7.12  $5.70

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 138913

ISBN: 0801414970

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 163 pages. View more info

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Black Holes and Relativistic Stars

By: Wald, Robert M. (editor)

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 142937

ISBN: 0226870340

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full light gray cloth boards. Small stain on cover. 278 pages. View more info