Books - Astrophysics

Book Lists - TOC Robert Buchheim The Sky Is Your Laboratory: Advanced Astronomy Projects for Amateurs 2007 - Praxis - 302 p 1 - from MAS 2009 Michael K. Gainer Real Astronomy with Small Telescopes: Step-by-Step Activities for Discovery 2006 - Springer - 148 p none C.R. Kitchin Astrophysical Techniques 2008 - CRC - 5th ed - 592 p none Bradley W. Carroll and Dale A. Ostlie An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics 2006 - Benjamin Cummings - 2nd ed. - 1400 p none Stephen P. Maran The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia 1992 - Van Nostrand Reinhold - 1002 p reference 1 Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics 2001 - Institute of Physics Pub. - 3670 p reference 1 Robert C. Smith Observational Astrophysics 1995 - Cambridge University Press - 468 p none Roger Freedman and William J. Kaufmann Universe 2007 - W. H. Freeman - 8th ed. - 864 p none Elske v. P. Smith and Kenneth C. Jacobs Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics 1973 - W. B. Saunders Company - 564 p none Mike Inglis Astrophysics Is Easy: An Introduction for the Amateur Astronomer 2007 - Springer - 204 p 1 Wolfgang Kundt Astrophysics: A Primer 2001 - Springer - 183 p 1 Dan Maoz Astrophysics in a Nutshell 2007 - Princeton University Press - 249 p 1 Judith Ann Irwin Astrophysics: Decoding the Cosmos 2007 - Wiley - 446 p none George W. Collins, II The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics 2003 - W.H. Freeman - 494 p online pdf text none Stephen A. Gregory and Michael Zeilik Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics 1997 - Brooks Cole; 4th ed. - 672 p none Fulvio Melia High-Energy Astrophysics 2009 - Princeton University Press - 388 p none Michael Zeilik Astronomy: The Evolving Universe 2002 - Cambridge University Press - 9th ed. - 608 p none The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Astronomy 1977 Crown Publishers - 481 p 2 James B. Kaler The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars 2006 - Cambridge University Press - 324 p 2 Kenneth R. Lang The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Sun 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 256 p 2 O. Richard Norton The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites 2002 - Cambridge University Press 1 The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences 1981 - Crown Publisher/Cambridge University Press - 496 p 4 Paul Murdin and Margaret Penston The Firefly Encyclopedia of Astronomy 2004 - Firefly Books - 472 p 3 D. Scott Birney, Guillermo Gonzalez, and David Oesper Observational Astronomy 2006 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 322 p none
Radio Astronomy - Wikipedia Astronomical Radio Source - Wikipedia Bernard F. Burke An Introduction to Radio Astronomy 2008 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 304 p none Bernard F. Burke An Introduction to Radio Astronomy 1997 - Cambridge University Press - 297 p 1 Gerrit L. Verschuur The Invisible Universe: The Story of Radio Astronomy 2006 - Springer - 2nd. ed. - 162 p 1 John Daniel Kraus Radio Astronomy 1986 - Cygnus-Quasar Books - 2nd ed. - 719 p none John Daniel Kraus Radio Astronomy 1966 - McGraw-Hill Inc. - 496 p none Thomas L. Wilson, Kristen Rohlfs, and Susanne Hüttemeister Tools of Radio Astronomy 2009 - Springer - 5th ed. - 518 p none Kiley Pulliam and Laura A. Whitlock Listen Up!: Laboratory Exercises for Introductory Radio Astronomy with a Small Radio Telescope 2008 - IUniverse - 60 p none Lars Lindberg Christensen, Robert Fosbury, and Robert L. Hurt Hidden Universe 2008 - Wiley-VCH - 146 p none
Spectroscopy - Wikipedia Stephen F. Tonkin (ed.) Practical Amateur Spectroscopy 2002 - Springer - 223 p none Keith Robinson Starlight: An Introduction to Stellar Physics for Amateurs 2009 - Springer - 277 p none Keith Robinson Spectroscopy: The Key to the Stars: Reading the Lines in Stellar Spectra 2007 - Springer - 164 p none James B. Kaler Stars and Their Spectra: An Introduction to the Spectral Sequence 1997 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 320 p none James B. Kaler Stars and Their Spectra: An Introduction to the Spectral Sequence 1989 - Cambridge University Press - 300 p 1 Richard O. Gray and Christopher J. Corbally Stellar Spectral Classification 2009 - Princeton University Press - 592 p none Jonathan Tennyson Astronomical Spectroscopy: An Introduction to the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Astronomical Spectra 2005 - Imperial College Press - 204 p none David F. Gray The Observation and Analysis of Stellar Photospheres 2008 - Cambridge University Press - 3rd ed. - 552 p none Jack Martin A Spectroscopic Atlas of Bright Stars: A Pocket Field Guide 2009 - Springer - 205 p none J. B. Hearnshaw The Analysis of Starlight 1986 - Cambridge University Press - none W. A. Cooper and E. N. Walker Getting the Measure of the Stars 1989 - Taylor and Francis - 293 p none Mike Inglis Observer's Guide to Stellar Evolution 2003 - Springer - 236 p none John R. Percy Understanding Variable Stars 2007 - Cambridge University Press - 372 p none C. Sterken and C. Jaschek (eds) Light Curves of Variable Stars: A Pictorial Atlas 2005 - Cambridge University Press - 249 p none Brian D. Warner A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis 2006 - Springer - 298 p none Brian D. Warner Cataclysmic Variable Stars 2003 - Cambridge University Press - 596 p none Coel Hellier Cataclysmic Variable Stars: How and Why They Vary 2001 - Springer - 210 p none Ron W. Hilditch An Introduction to Close Binary Stars 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 392 p (advanced undergraduate and graduate students) none David Whitehouse The Sun: A Biography 2004 - Wiley - 334 p 2 Leon Golub Nearest Star: The Surprising Science of Our Sun 2001 - Harvard University Press - 267 p 3 Donat G. Wentzel The Restless Sun 1989 - Smithsonian Institution Press - 279 p 1 Kenneth R. Lang The Sun from Space 2008 - Springer - 2nd ed. - 558 p none Sten F. Odenwald The 23rd Cycle: Learning to Live with a Stormy Star 2001 - Columbia University Press - 207 p 1 J. B. Holberg Sirius: Brightest Diamond in the Night Sky 2007 - Springer; Praxis - 250 p 1 John Bally and Bo Reipurth The Birth of Stars and Planets 2006 - Cambridge University Press - 306 p none James B. Kaler Heaven's Touch: From Killer Stars to the Seeds of Life: How We Are Connected to the Universe 2009 - Princeton University Press - 250 p 1 James B. Kaler The Hundred Greatest Stars 2002 - Copernicus - 213 p 3 James B. Kaler Extreme Stars: At the Edge of Creation 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 236 p 2 James B. Kaler The Little Book of Stars 2001 - Copernicus Books - 184 p 1 Nucleosynthesis Big Bang Nucleosynthesis Nucleosynthesis Nucleosynthesis of the Elements Laurence A. Marschall The Supernova Story 1988 - Plenum Press - 296 p 2 John Gribbin Star Dust: Supernovae and Life 2000 - Yale University Press - 238 p 4 John R. Gribbin White Holes: Cosmic Gushers in the Universe 1977 - Delacorte Press/E. Friede - 296 p 1 Alfred K. Mann Shadow of a Star: The Neutrino Story of Supernova 1987A 1997 - W.H. Freeman and Co. - 210 p 1 J. C. Niemeyer and J. W. Truran (eds.) Type Ia Supernovae: Theory and Cosmology 2010 - Cambridge University Press - 148 p none Donald Goldsmith Supernova!: The Exploding Star of 1987 1989 - St. Martin's Press - 221 p 2 David Arnett Supernovae and Nucleosynthesis 1996 - Princeton University Press - 496 p none Bernard E. J. Pagel Nucleosynthesis and Chemical Evolution of Galaxies 1997 - Cambridge University Press - 396 p none Donald D. Clayton Principles of Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis 1984 - University Of Chicago Press - 634 p none Sean Ryan and Andrew Norton Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis 2010 - Cambridge University Press - 236 p none Marcus Chown The Magic Furnace: The Search for the Origins of Atoms 2001 - Oxford University Press - 232 p 2 Michel Casse Stellar Alchemy: The Celestial Origin of Atoms 2003 - Cambridge University Press - 242 p 1 Andrew M. Shaw Astrochemistry: From Astronomy to Astrobiology 2006 - Wiley - 352 p none Ray Mackintosh Nucleus: A Trip into the Heart of Matter 2001 - Johns Hopkins University Press - 143 p 1 Eric R. Scerri The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance 2007 - Oxford University Press - 346 p nucleosythesis 2 Clifford A. Pickover The Stars of Heaven 2001 - Oxford University Press - 233 p 3 Steven W. Stahler and Francesco Palla The Formation of Stars 2005 - Wiley-VCH - 865 p none Arthur S. Eddington The Internal Constitution of the Stars 1988 - Cambridge University Press - 424 p none S. Chandrasekhar An Introduction to the Study of Stellar Structure 1958 - Dover Publications - 509 p none Rudolf Kippenhahn and Alfred Weigert Stellar Structure and Evolution 1996 - Springer - 468 p none Carl J. Hansen, Steven D. Kawaler, and Virginia Trimble Stellar Interiors: Physical Principles, Structure, and Evolution 2004 - Springer - 2nd ed. - 526 p none Dina Prialnik An Introduction to the Theory of Stellar Structure and Evolution 2009 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 330 p none B. B. Kadomsev On the Pulsar 2009 - World Scientific Publishing Company - 150 p none James Lequeux The Interstellar Medium 2004 - Springer - 437 p none Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Physical Processes in the Interstellar Medium 1998 - Wiley-Interscience - 335 p none A. G. G. M. Tielens The Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium 2005 - Cambridge University Press - 510 p none C. R. Kitchin and Adam Hilger Stars, Nebulae and the Interstellar Medium: Observational Physics and Astrophysics 1987 - Taylor and Francis - 372 p none Cosmic Horizons: Astronomy at the Cutting Edge 2001 - New Press - 253 p 1 J. Craig Wheeler Cosmic Catastrophes: Exploding Stars, Black Holes, and Mapping the Universe 2007 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 339 p 2 Robert M. Hazen Why Aren't Black Holes Black?: The Unanswered Questions at the Frontiers of Space 1997 - Anchor Books - 309 p 3 Eric M. Schlegel The Restless Universe: Understanding X-Ray Astronomy in the Age of Chandra and Newton 2002 - Oxford University Press - 228 p none -------------------------------------