Hundred Greatest Stars

ISBN-10: 0387954368
ISBN-13: 9780387954363
Edition: 2002
Authors: James B. Kaler
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Description: In this illustrated volume, astronomy writer Jim Kaler, chooses 100 stars to demonstrate the mind-boggling variety of the stars' shapes and sizes, their immense ages, and the vast range of configurations in which they exist.

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Book details

List price: $32.50
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 6/19/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 211
Size: 8.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

In this illustrated volume, astronomy writer Jim Kaler, chooses 100 stars to demonstrate the mind-boggling variety of the stars' shapes and sizes, their immense ages, and the vast range of configurations in which they exist.

James B. Kaler is professor emeritus of astronomy at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His many books include "The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars" and "The Hundred Greatest Stars".

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction and Allegro
The Sun
Acrux
Adhara
AG Draconis
Albireo
Algol
Alpha Centauri
Alphard
Antares
Arcturus
Barnard's Star
Beta Canis Majoris
Beta Cassiopeiae
Beta Lyrae
Beta Pictoris
Betelgeuse
The Black Widow
Canopus
Capella
CD-38[degree]245
CH Cygni
Chi Cygni
Chi Lupi
Cor Caroli
Crab Nebula
Cygnus X-1
Delta Cephei
Delta Orionis
Deneb
Deneb Kaitos
DQ Herculis
EG 129
Egg Nebula
Epsilon Aurigae
Epsilon Eridani
Epsilon Lyrae
ESO 439-26
Eta Carinae
FG Sagittae
51 Pegasi
FK Comae Berenices
40 Eridani
FU Orionis
Gamma Cassiopeiae
Gamma Draconis
Gamma-2 Velorum
GD 165B
Geminga
Gliese 229B
GRS 1915+105
HD 93129A
HZ 21
IRC +10 216
Kapteyn's Star
Kepler's Star
L 1551 IRS 5
Lambda Bootis
LB 11146
Merope
Mira
Mizar (and Alcor)
Mu Cephei
Mu Columbae
MXB 1730-335
NGC 6543
NGC 7027
Nova Cygni 1975
OH 231.8 +4.2
P Cygni
PG 1159-035
Polaris
PSR B1257+12
PSR B1913+16
R Aquarii
R Coronae Borealis
R Leporis
R Monocerotis
Rasalgethi
Rho Cassiopeiae
Rho Ophiuchi
RR Lyrae
RS Canum Venaticorum
RS Ophiuchi
SGR 1900+14
Sigma Octantis
Sirius
16 Cygni
61 Cygni
Spica
SS Cygni
SS 433
Supernova 1987A
T Tauri
Theta-1 Orionis
Thuban
Tycho's Star
Vega
VV Cephei
W Ursae Majoris
Zubenelgenubi
ZZ Ceti
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Glossary

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