Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Observational Astronomy” as Want to Read:
Observational Astronomy
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Observational Astronomy

3.4  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
The long-awaited second edition of this well-received textbook gives a thorough introduction to observational astronomy. Starting with the basics of positional astronomy and systems of time, it continues with charts and catalogs covering both historically important publications and modern electronic databases. The book builds on a fundamental discussion of the basics of li ...more
Hardcover, 324 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 28th 1991)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Observational Astronomy, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Observational Astronomy

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Luthando marked it as to-read
Aug 03, 2016
Bilal added it
Jun 08, 2016
Lorena marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2016
Daniel Cunningham
Daniel Cunningham rated it liked it
Dec 10, 2015
dave doak
dave doak marked it as to-read
Sep 13, 2015
Kumbher is currently reading it
Jun 14, 2015
Caitlin Roufa
Caitlin Roufa rated it really liked it
Mar 27, 2015
Brock rated it liked it
Feb 10, 2015
Specialmel rated it liked it
Jan 04, 2015
Elnath is currently reading it
Apr 30, 2014
Dong Kyeom
Dong Kyeom marked it as to-read
Mar 15, 2014
Claude added it
Jan 01, 2014
Shweta Sridhar
Shweta Sridhar marked it as to-read
Dec 20, 2013
Sidharth marked it as to-read
Nov 05, 2013
Alex added it
Oct 20, 2013
Ram Priyadarshini
Ram Priyadarshini marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2013
Jupegosa marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2013
Michelle marked it as to-read
May 05, 2012
Bri added it
Feb 26, 2012
D.M. rated it really liked it
Sep 05, 2011
Hakija marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Guillermo Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Ball State University.

He received his Ph.D. in Astronomy in 1993 from the University of Washington. He has done post-doctoral work at the University of Texas, Austin and at the University of Washington and has received fellowships, grants and awards from such institutions as NASA, the University of Washington, Sigma Xi (scientific resear
More about Guillermo González...

Share This Book