Aurora - Observing and Recording Nature's Spectacular Light Show

Aurora - Observing and Recording Nature's Spectacular Light Show

von: Neil Bone

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9780387684697 , 183 Seiten

Format: PDF

Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen

Windows PC,Mac OSX Apple iPad, Android Tablet PC's

Preis: 29,74 EUR

  • Lost Causes in and beyond Physics
    Physics of Automatic Target Recognition
    Top Quark Physics at Hadron Colliders
    Evolutionary Intelligence
    Parasiten des Fischfilets - Erscheinungsbild, Biologie, Lebensmittelsicherheit
    Cellular Automaton Modeling of Biological Pattern Formation - Characterization, Applications, and Analysis
  • Phase Transitions of Simple Systems
    Quantum Theory of Conducting Matter - Newtonian Equations of Motion for a Bloch Electron
    Photonic Crystal Fibers - Properties and Applications
    Many Body Structure of Strongly Interacting Systems - Refereed and Selected Contributions from the Symposium '20 Years of Physics at the Mainz Microtron MAMI'
    Quantum Information Theory and Quantum Statistics
    Molecular Processes in Plasmas - Collisions of Charged Particles with Molecules
 

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Aurora - Observing and Recording Nature's Spectacular Light Show


 

This new book addresses a gap in the literature, offering an explanation of the aurora's causes, how the occurrence of major events may now be predicted, and how amateur observers can go about recording displays. This is the first serious book about aurora written for practical but non-professional observers. It provides a concise accessible description of the various auroral forms and how to record them, illustrated with color images of recent displays. It contains details of 'Space Weather' forecasting websites, how to interpret and use the information given on these, and how to anticipate auroral activity.


Neil Bone is the author of Deep Sky Observer's Guide, Philip's/Firefly (2004); Mars Observer's Guide, Philip's/Firefly (2003); Guide to the Constellations, Astronomy Now/Polestar (2002); Observing Meteors, Comets, Supernovae and other Transient Phenomena, Springer (1998); Observer's Handbook: Meteors Philip's/Sky (1993); The Aurora: Sun-Earth Interactions, Ellis Horwood (1991), Second Edition Wiley/Praxis (1996), as well as numerous articles and papers.