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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • X-ray astronomy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 388-393) and index.

StatementPhilip A. Charles, Frederick D. Seward.
ContributionsSeward, Frederick D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB472 .C46 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 398 p. :
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1730221M
ISBN 100521261821, 0521437121
LC Control Number92034641

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New chapters cover X-ray emission processes, the interstellar medium, the Solar System, and gamma-ray bursts. The text is supported by over figures, with tables listing the properties of the sources, and more specialized technical points separated in by: Cambridge Core - Observational Astronomy, Techniques and Instrumentation - Exploring the X-ray Universe - by Frederick D. SewardCited by: 7. Available in: ing the X-Ray Universe describes the view of the stars and galaxies that is obtained through X-ray : $ Exploring the X-Ray Universe describes the view of the stars and galaxies that is obtained through X-ray telescopes. X-rays, which are invisible to human sight, are created in the cores of active galaxies, in cataclysmic stellar explosions, and in streams of gas expelled by the Sun and stars.

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