2005: Past Meets Present in Astronomy And Astrophysics

5c88aadf7725d.jpg Author André Moitinho, Jose Afonso, and Nuno Santos
Isbn 9789812568878
File size 5.9MB
Year 2006
Pages 120
Language English
File format PDF
Category Astronomy

Book Description:

This volume considers recent theoretical and observational developments in astronomy and astrophysics with contributions on solar system bodies, extrasolar planets, star formation, galaxy evolution and cosmology. A special section is dedicated to the history of astronomy including papers on the history of the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon, time service and legal time, the 1870 solar eclipse expedition, and a comparison between Monteiro da Rocha and Wilhelm Olbers´ methods for the determination of the orbits of comets.



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