Supernovae - and How to Observe Them

Supernovae - and How to Observe Them

von: Martin Mobberley

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9780387462691 , 209 Seiten

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Supernovae - and How to Observe Them


 

Preface

7

Acknowledgments

8

Contents

9

Supernovae: Physics and Statistics

10

Supernova Physics

11

Supernovae to Measure the Universe

22

Supernovae in Our Neighborhood

31

The Top 100 Extragalactic Supernovae

43

Supernovae: A Threat to Life on Earth

55

Observing and Discovering Supernovae

62

Supernovae as Visual Variable Stars

63

Supernova Photometry and Light Curves

75

Supernova Spectroscopy

104

Amateur Supernova Hunting in the 21st Century

115

The Discoverers Themselves

139

Searching the Messier Galaxies

163

Searching the Caldwell Galaxies

179

Observing Supernova Remnants

194

Useful Supernova Data and Contacts

204

Index

207