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Reports on Astronomy 2010–2012 (IAU XXVIIIA)

Reports on Astronomy 2010–2012 (IAU XXVIIIA)
IAU Transactions XXVIIIA

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Part of Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia and Colloquia

  • Date Published: May 2012
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107019874

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  • The Transactions XXVIIIA Reports on Astronomy 2010–2012 provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of what has been achieved in astronomy during the years 2010–12. These insightful and up-to-date reviews from the IAU Divisions and Commissions have been written by the presidents and chairpersons of the IAU scientific bodies. Topics covered in this wide-ranging volume include: fundamental astronomy; the Sun and heliosphere; planetary sciences; stars; variable stars; interstellar matter; the Galactic system; galaxies and the Universe; optical and infrared techniques; radio astronomy; space and high-energy astrophysics; and other IAU activities. The reviews have been written at a level suitable for colleagues in the same fields, but will also be useful for students and researchers wishing to gain an overview of astronomical fields beyond their own research area.

    • Review articles cover every part of the International Astronomical Union's work
    • Authoritative volume, with contributions from the Presidents and Chairpersons of each Division and Commission
    • Up-to-date reference, spanning the scientific achievements in the period from 2010 to 2012
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    • Date Published: May 2012
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107019874
    • length: 425 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 177 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.9kg
    • contains: 25 b/w illus. 25 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Fundamental astronomy
    2. Sun and heliosphere
    3. Planetary systems science
    4. Stars
    5. Variable stars
    6. Interstellar matter
    7. Galactic system
    8. Galaxies and the Universe
    9. Optical and infrared techniques
    10. Radio astronomy
    11. Space and high energy astrophysics
    12. Union-wide activities
    13. Executive committee
    Index.

  • Editor

    Ian F. Corbett, International Astronomical Union

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