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Optical astronomical spectroscopy

Author: C R Kitchin
Publisher: Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Astronomy and spectroscopy are firmly linked historically, and they continue to develop together, each contributing to the growth of the other. This book is aimed at the newcomer to astronomical  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C R Kitchin
ISBN: 075030345X 9780750303453 0750303468 9780750303460
OCLC Number: 33404086
Description: xi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to Spectroscopy --
2. The Physics of Atoms and Molecules --
3. Atomic Energy Levels --
4. Transitions --
5. Spectra of Molecules --
6. Radiation in the Presence of Fields --
7. Spectroscopy of Solid Materials --
8. Optical Spectroscopes --
9. Specialized Optical Spectroscopic Techniques for Astronomy --
10. Examples of Optical Spectroscopes --
11. Spectral Classification --
12. Radial Velocities --
13. Spectrophotometry --
14. Stars --
15. Planets and other Minor Bodies of the Solar System --
16. Nebulae and the Interstellar Medium --
17. Extra-Galactic Objects --
App. A Conversion Formulae --
App. B Term Formation of Equivalent Electrons.
Responsibility: C.R. Kitchin.
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