For this 2nd edition, the release of the Hipparcos and Tycho catalogs, the rise in CCD astrometry and the adoption of a new celestial reference frame by the IAU led to a significant modification of the text.
Author: Jean Kovalevsky
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The outrigger telescopes serve the same function as the VLTI auxiliary
telescopes : ( i ) filling in the ( u , v ) plane and ( ii ) astrometry ( in the VLTI plan
revision in 1997 astrometry with the auxiliary telescopes was added as a new
scientific VLTI ...
Author: Reinhard E. Schielicke
The rival claims of reflectors and refractors are more or less equal , since each
type plays its own special rôle in astronomy . The usefulness of a particular type
of telescope for a particular task may be assessed on the following
Author: Hans Kienle
2 . Jenkins L F 1963 , ibid . Supplement . 27. Upgren A R & Armand roff TE 1981 ,
Astr . J. 86 , 1898 . 3 . Upgren A R 1978 , Modern Astrometry , IAU Coll . No. 48 p .
69 , eds . Prochazka F V and Tucker RH , University Observatory , Vienna . 28.
... used for this purpose . The modern technique is to evaporate a very thin film
onto the mirror in a vacuum and to coat it with a very thin layer ... ( Figure 56c ) . (
a ) ( 0 ) ( c ) Figure 130 MODERN ASTRONOMY Types of Reflecting Telescopes.
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( Comprehensive and authoritative . ) Textbook on Spherical Astronomy , W. M.
Smart , C.U.P. , 1956. ( A useful introduction not including modern developments
. ) Royal Observatory Annals , No. 1 , H.M.S.O. , 1961. ( Computation of Nutation .
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The papers reporting colors often assign orbital group membership based on
preliminary astrometry . To insure the best dynamical ... ( 2003 ) used the " dip
test " ( Hartigan 1985 ) as a modern statistical test for bimodality . The dip statistic
Author: Gutti Jogesh Babu
Publisher: Astronomical Society of the pacific
Or perhaps the recent graduating classes have preferred new forms of
employment . Considering the restricted choice of jobs today , and the apparent
slowing of the expansion of astronomy departments , the first hypothesis is the
more likely .
Author: Richard Berendzen
At the same time we must evaluate the functions of ground - based classical
astrometry in the context of the new ... In the process it has become an
indispensable tool of modern astrophysics and cosmology , since it provides us
Author: P. Kenneth Seidelmann
Naturally the hazard arises that in the interim the text may have become seriously
outdated , particularly in light of the vigorous pace of modern astronomy . But a
direct comparison of the current , fifth , edition with the first edition demonstrates ...
14 ) " 1978 " Lectures of the Colloquium , Vienna 1978 522 . 617 Astrometry
Prochazka , F . V . ; Tucker , R . H . Modern Astrometry . IAU Colloquium No . 48
held in Vienna , Austria . September 11 - 14 , 1978 Wien : Inst . of Astronomy (
... Modern Astrometry , 2nd edition , Springer - Verlag , Berlin , Heidelberg , New
York , 2002 , 375 pp . , ISSN 0941 - 7834 ( Astronomy and Astrophysics Library ) ,
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Furthermore , several points of view concerning modern , astrometry are
discussed , especially the usefulness of comparing astrometric results based
upon different instruments , for instance the comparison between mirrors and
Author: Heinrich Karl Eichhorn
Relativity in Modern Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics An Overview S. Klioner
Lohrmann Observatory , Dresden Technical University , 01062 Germany Abstract
. After a short introduction into experimental foundations of general relativity ...
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Modern Astrometry , IAU Coll . No. 48 , p . 31 , eds Prochazka , F. V. & Tucker ,
R. H. , University Observatory , Vienna . Hanson , R. B. , 1979. Star Clusters , IAU
Symp . No. 85 , p . 71 , ed . Hesser , J. E. , Reidel , Dordrecht , Holland . Hanson ...
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