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Introduction to Radio Astronomy

ISBN-10: 052187808X

ISBN-13: 9780521878081

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Bernard F. Burke, Francis Graham-Smith

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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/17/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 458
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The nature of the radio signal
Signals, noise, radiometers and spectrometers
Single-aperture radio telescopes
The two-element interferometer
Aperture synthesis
Radiation, propagation and absorption of radio waves
The local universe
The interstellar medium
Galactic dynamics
Stars
Pulsars
Radio galaxies and quasars
Cosmology fundamentals
The angular structure of the CMB
Cosmology: discrete radio sources and gravitational lensing
The future of radio astronomy
Appendixes
References
Index