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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars

by James B. Kaler

  • 329 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Space & Time,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - Universe,
  • Reference,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Encyclopâedies,
  • Stars,
  • âEtoiles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7764798M
    ISBN 100521818036
    ISBN 109780521818032

    The Cambridge Encyclopedia of StarsAuthor: Kaler, James B. University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignDescription: This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures a. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (Paperback) Average rating: 4 out of 5 stars, based on 3 reviews 3 reviews Honorary Professor of Linguistics David Crystal4/5(3).

    Cambridge (/ ˈ k eɪ m b r ɪ dʒ / KAYM-brij) is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan of July , it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield, and Lowell. According to the Census, the city's population was , It is one of two de jure county seats of Middlesex County, although the county Country: United States.   The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences addresses these issues, along with hundreds of others. It includes basic entries for those unfamiliar with a given topic and more specific entries for those seeking more specialized : Cambridge University Press.

      Had I rated this book during the first year I bought this book,(early ), I would give it 5 stars. But now only 4. Much of the information in the book is okay and still used today. Common knowledge. But a few of the ideas and therories explaned are /5(2).   The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language by David Crystal, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().


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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars by James B. Kaler Download PDF EPUB FB2

He has authored the hugely successful The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (Cambridge, 3rd Edition, ) English as a Global Language (2nd edition, ) and Language and the Internet (Cambridge, 2nd edition, ) among countless other books. out of 5 stars This is a Wonderful Reference Book You will Use Again and Again.

Reviewed in /5(31). This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures and is filled with beautiful color images. The book begins by telling the story of astronomy, from ancient constellations and star names to the modern coordinate system/5.

This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures and is filled with beautiful color images. The book begins by telling the story of astronomy, from ancient constellations and star names to the modern coordinate system.

Further chapters explain magnitudes, distances, star motions and the Galaxy at large. The Cambridge Encyclopedia, which now appears in a significantly expanded and updated Fourth Edition, is one of the world's leading single-volume encyclopedias and has an unrivalled reputation for its reliability.

The book has A-Z entries running to about two million words and an easy-to-use Ready Reference section/5(5). The book shares with Stars and their Spectra Kaler's incredibly detailed HR diagrams, including most starts mentioned by name in the book â Š For the serious amateur astronomer who wants to seriously delve into how we know what we know about starts, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars would be an excellent place to start.

Title: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars: Authors: Kaler, James B. Publication: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars, by Jim Kaler, pp.

ISBN The CambridgeEncyclopediaof Stars This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures and is filled with beautiful color images. The book begins with ancient astronomy – with constellations and star names – and then proceeds to modern coordinate systems.

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, The Cambridge Encylopedia of Stars, with over illustrations, is a unique book that provides a comprehensive description of stars and their ed cross referencing enables the reader to explore topics in depth, making an invaluable work both for beginners and for those with a more advanced interest in stars and stellar evolution.

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language is one of the publishing phenomena of recent times. Rarely has a book so packed with accurate and well researched factual information been so widely read and popularly acclaimed/5.

Stars and constellations; 2. Location; 3. Magnitudes; 4. Distances; 5. The galaxy in motion; 6. Spectra and the HR diagram; 7. Stellar properties; 8. Double and. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language is one of the publishing phenomena of recent times.

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language is one of the publishing phenomena of recent times. This second edition presents an overhaul of the subject for a new generation of language-lovers. The length of the book has been extended. There are 44 new illustrations and extensive additional material/5(67).

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Now in its third edition, The Cambridge Paperback Encyclopedia provides in a highly accessible format the essential details about a wide range of subjects and people. Part of the famous family of single-volume reference works from Cambridge, the book offers unrivalled value for money and is already a presence in homes, studies, offices /5(4).

v Foreword vii Preface ix Acknowledgements xi 1 Background 1 The cosmic backdrop 2 Positional astronomy 16 Time and the calendar 21 The magnitude system 24 2 Equipment 29 Telescopes 30 Mounts and drives 42 Eyepieces 46 Filters 53 Telescope accessories 70 Binoculars 78 3 Howto observe 83 Sketching what you observe 84 Astrophotography 88.

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Book Review: THE CAMBRIDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STARS / Cambridge University Press, Author: Roger Pickard. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars, by James B.

Kaler Stars in Their Courses. (Book Reviews: The Star Atlas and Navigation Encyclopedia) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of StarsJames B. Crystal offers a straightforward, narrative account of language--its variety, history, and structure--to cover a broad range of information in a lively and visually appealing manner.

Includes a glossary of more than 1, terms and a table of the world's languages. More than illustrations and 30 maps.5/5(5). 'Encyclopedia of Stars' aimed at anyone who enjoys astronomy 11 December An astronomy expert looking for in-depth research about stars can consult the same new reference book that an.The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars: Heaven's Touch: Heavens Above: Stars, Constellations, and the Sky: Vault of the Heavens: Exploring the Solar System's Place in the Universe, also published as: Astronomy: Earth, Sky, and Planets: Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe: The Hundred Greatest Stars: Extreme Stars: The Little Book of Stars.The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy Author Mitton Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Jacket condition Good Binding Hardcover Publisher Book Club Associates Place of Publication Ygeneral Date published Bookseller catalogs Science & Astronomy;Author: Mitton.