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Total Eclipses Science, Observations, Myths and Legends

By: Serge Koutchmy and Pierre Guillermier
247 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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  • Total Eclipses ISBN: 9781852331603 Paperback Dec 1999 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Published in collaboration with the Société Astronomique de France, it provides a detailed scientific study of Solar and Lunar, and incorporates a fascinating survey of the myths and legends associated with eclipses and their observation throughout history.

Contents

Introduction.- The Sun: our local star.- How to observe the Sun.- Eclipses of the Sun and Moon.- Historical eclipses and discoveries.-. Observing total eclipses of the Sun 6. Photographing eclipses of the Sun and Moon.- Appendix A: energy and neutrinos.- Appendix B: Eclipses and coronal physics.- Appendix C: Calculation of solar and lunar eclipse dates.- Appendix D: The eclipse of August 11, 1999.- Appendix E : Eclipses until 2010.- List of addresses and bibliography.- Bibliography.- Index.

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By: Serge Koutchmy and Pierre Guillermier
247 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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From the reviews "Gives a wide variety of information on observing eclipses for the novice as well as on the value of eclipses to professionals ... any reader can find information at an interesting and appropriate level and can be sure that he is being guided knowledgeably." NATURE
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