|Authors:||Christopher R. Kitchin, Author|
|Edition statement:||7th ed.|
|Publisher:||Boca Raton, Florida ; London ; New York : CRC Press, 2020|
|ISBN / ISSN / EAN :||978-1-138-59120-2|
|Size:||1 online resource) xv, 449 p. / ill.|
|Bibliography note:||Include bibliographical references and index|
|Subjects:||Astronomical instruments ; Astronomy--Technique ; Astrophysics--Technique ; Imaging systems in astronomy|
Long used in undergraduate and introductory graduate courses, Astrophysical Techniques, Seventh Edition provides an accessible yet comprehensive account of the innovate instruments, detectors, and techniques employed in astronomy and astrophysics. Emphasizing the underlying unity of all astronomical observations, this popular textbook provides a coherent state-of-the-art account of the instruments and techniques used in current astronomy and astrophysics.
Fully updated throughout, this seventh edition builds upon the sixth edition, covering improved techniques and cutting-edge methods in the field, as well as other exciting new developments in gravitational waves, dark matter and energy, the use of photonics, and astronomy education and outreach, in addition to further detailed discussions on the latest scientific instruments and individual detectors.
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