Observing Meteors, Comets, Supernovae and other Transient Phenomena

Main Author: Bone, Neil
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Springer London 1999, 1999
Edition:1st ed. 1999
Series:The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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505 0 |a 1 Introduction -- 2 Meteors -- 2.1 The Leonids: A Storm Coming? -- 2.2 The Perseids: The Unexpected Rise of “Old Faithful” -- 2.3 Other Showers in Outburst -- 2.4 Fireballs -- 3 Aurorae and other Atmospheric Phenomena -- 3.1 Auroral Storms -- 3.2 Noctilucent Clouds -- 3.3 Synthetic Atmospheric Phenomena -- 4 The Sun -- 4.1 Observing the Sun in White Light -- 4.2 Monochromatic-light Observations: The Sun in Hydrogen-alpha -- 4.3 Solar Eclipses -- 5 The Moon -- 5.1 Transient Lunar Phenomena -- 5.2 Lunar Occultations -- 5.3 Lunar Eclipses -- 6 The Planets -- 6.1 Venus -- 6.2 Mars -- 6.3 Jupiter -- 6.4 Saturn -- 6.5 Planetary Occultations -- 7 Small Bodies of the Solar System -- 7.1 Asteroids -- 7.2 The Galilean Satellites of Jupiter -- 7.3 Saturn’s Satellites -- 8 Comets -- 8.1 The Nature and Origin of Comets -- 8.2 Comet Discoveries -- 8.3 Observing Comets -- 8.4 Comets in Outburst -- 8.5 Ion-tail Disconnections -- 8.6 The Great Comets of 1996 and 1997 -- 9 Variable Stars -- 9.1 Eclipsing Binaries -- 9.2 Cataclysmic Variables -- 9.3 Recurrent Novae -- 9.4 R Coronae Borealis Stars -- 10 Novae and Supernovae -- 10.1 Novae -- 10.2 Supernovae -- 11 Information Sources -- 11.1 Atlases -- 11.2 Catalogues -- 11.3 Ephemerides, Annual Handbooks and News Sources -- 11.4 Software -- 11.5 The Internet 
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