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Understanding Variable Stars (Cambridge Astrophysics)

Code: STE0905
Auteurs: John R. Percy
ISBN: 521232538
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Uitgegeven: 11 June, 2007
Korte beschrijving:   Variable stars are those that change brightness. They come in many varieties, but each one provides important information about the star: its properties, its internal structure, and its evolution. This book provides a concise overview of variable stars, including a historical perspective, an introduction to stars in general, the techniques for discovering and studying variable stars, and a description of the main types of variable stars. Intended for anyone with some background knowledge of astronomy, it is especially suitable for undergraduate students and experienced amateur astronomers.