Transactions of the International Astronomical Union: v. 22A

Transactions of the International Astronomical Union: v. 22A

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"IAU Transactions" are published as a volume corresponding to each General Assembly. Volume A is produced prior to the Assembly and contains reports on astronomy, prepared by each Commission President. The intention of the publications is to summarize the astronomical results that have affected the work of the Commission since the production of the previous reports up to a time which is about one year prior to the General Assembly. Volume B is produced after the Assembly and contains accounts of Commission Meetings which were held, together with other material. The reports included in the present volume range from outline summaries to lengthy compilations and references.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 616 pages
  • 182.88 x 248.92 x 50.8mm | 1,360.77g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • references
  • 0792327098
  • 9780792327097

Table of contents

Preface. Reports of Commissions. Ephemerides. Documentation and astronomical data. Astronomical telegrams. Celestial mechanics. Positional astronomy. Instruments and techniques. Solar activity. Solar radiation and structure. Atomic and molecular data. Physical study of comets, minor planets and meteorites. Physical study of planets and satellites. Rotation of the Earth. Positions and motions of minor planets, comets and satellites. Light of the night sky. Meteors and interplanetary dust. Photographic astrometry. Stellar photometry and polarimetry. Double and multiple stars. Variable stars. Galaxies. Stellar spectra. Radial velocities. Time. Structure and dynamics of the galactic system. Interstellar matter. Stellar constitution. Theory of stellar atmospheres. Star clusters and associations. Exchange of Astronomers. Radio astronomy. History of Astronomy. Close binary stars. Astronomy from Space. Stellar classification. Teaching of Astronomy. Cosmology. High energy astrophysics. The interplanetary plasma and the Heliosphere. Protection of existing and potential observatory sites. Bioastronomy: search for extraterrestrial life. Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature: WGPSN. Working Group for the World Wide Development of Astronomy: WGWWDA.
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