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IAU Symposium 329 covers the impact of massive stars, which is felt across many areas of astrophysics, as they are tools to interpret the conditions and processes in different environments. In parallel, new observational data help constrain our theoretical models of massive star birth, evolution and death.
By Polly Evans
Northern Lights Travel Guide - Holiday and travel advice about where and when to see the aurora borealis, covering Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Canada, Alaska. Also includes photographing the Northern Lights, what to wear, forecasting Northern Lights, the science of the aurora, and tour operators offering Northern Lights packages.
This accessible guide presents the astrophysical concepts behind astronomical spectroscopy, covering both theoretical and practical elements. Suitable for anyone with only a little background knowledge and access to amateur-level equipment, it will help you understand and practise the scientifically important and growing field of amateur astronomy.
By Frank Close
In August 2017, 100 million will gather across the USA to watch a total solar eclipse. This book, written by the widely read popular science author Frank Close, describes the spellbinding allure of this most beautiful natural phenomenon, taking the reader to a war zone in the Western Sahara, to...
A complete guide to solar eclipses for the general public with detailed coverage of the 2017 and 2024 total eclipses over the U.S. Well timed for the August 2017 eclipse over North America, it shows how, when, and where to see the coming total solar eclipses, how to photograph and...
The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography is the ultimate manual for anyone looking to create spectacular landscape astrophotography images. By explaining the science of landscape astrophotography in clear and straightforward language, it provides insights into phenomena such as the appearance or absence of the Milky Way, the moon, and constellations....
2017 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland
By Wil Tirion
The best-selling and most comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2017. This practical guidebook is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers.