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Observational Astronomy

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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)
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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
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