Includes bibliographical references (p. 543-548) and index.
Detectors. Imaging. Photometry. Spectroscopy. Other Techniques. Appendices. Index.
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Emphasizing the underlying unity of all astronomical observations, "Astrophysical Techniques" provides a coherent state-of-the-art account of the instruments and techniques used in current astronomy and astrophysics. The fifth edition of this well-respected text includes many new instruments and techniques while removing some that have long been unused by both professional and amateur astronomers. (source: Nielsen Book Data)