2005 : past meets present in astronomy and astrophysics : proceedings of the 15th Portuguese National Meeting, University of Lisbon & Lisbon Astronomical Observatory 28-30 July 2005 /

This volume considers recent theoretical and observational developments in astronomy and astrophysics with contributions on solar system bodies, extrasolar planets, star formation, galaxy evolution and cosmology. A special section is dedicated to the history of astronomy including papers on the hist...

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Corporate Authors: Portuguese Meeting on Astronomy and Astrophysics Lisbon, Portugal), Universidade de Lisboa., Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa.
Other Authors: Afonso, José.
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Language:English
Published: Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2006.
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Summary:This volume considers recent theoretical and observational developments in astronomy and astrophysics with contributions on solar system bodies, extrasolar planets, star formation, galaxy evolution and cosmology. A special section is dedicated to the history of astronomy including papers on the history of the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon, time service and legal time, the 1870 solar eclipse expedition, and a comparison between Monteiro da Rocha and Wilhelm Olbers ́methods for the determination of the orbits of comets. <i>Sample Chapter(s)</i><br>Chapter 1: Evolution of the Spin of Mercu.
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 110 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9812773061
9789812773067
1281924571
9781281924575