Astrometry for astrophysics : methods, models, and applications [E-Book] / edited by William F. van Altena, Yale University, Connecticut.
Van Altena, William F., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
1 online resource (xviii, 411 pages)
englisch
9780521519205
9781139023443
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I.
  • Astrometry in the twenty-first century.
  • 1.
  • Opportunities and challenges for astrometry in the twenty-first century /
  • Michael Perryman ;
  • 2.
  • Astrometric satellites /
  • Lennart Lindegren ;
  • 3.
  • Ground-based opportunities for astrometry /
  • Norbert Zacharias
  • Part II.
  • Foundations of astrometry and celestial mechanics.
  • 4.
  • Vectors in astrometry : an introduction /
  • Lennart Lindegren ;
  • 5.
  • Relativistic principles of astrometry and celestial mechanics /
  • Sergei Klioner ;
  • 6.
  • Celestial mechanics of the N-body problem /
  • Sergei Klioner ;
  • 7.
  • Celestial coordinate systems and positions /
  • Nicole Capitaine and Magda Stavinschi ;
  • 8.
  • Fundamental algorithms for celestial coordinates and positions /
  • Patrick T. Wallace
  • Part III.
  • Observing through the atmosphere.
  • 9.
  • The Earth's atmosphere : refraction, turbulence, delays and limitations to astrometic precision /
  • William F. van Altena and Edward B. Fomalont ;
  • 10. Astrometry with ground-based diffraction-limited imaging /
  • Andrea Ghez ;
  • 11.
  • Optical interferometry /
  • Andrea Glindemann ;
  • 12.
  • Radio astrometry /
  • Edward B. Fomalont
  • Part IV.
  • From detected photons to the celestial sphere.
  • 13.
  • Geometrical optics and astrometry /
  • Daniel J. Schroeder ;
  • 14.
  • CCD imaging detectors /
  • Steve B. Howell ;
  • 15.
  • Using CCDs in the time-delay integration mode /
  • David L. Rabinowitz ;
  • 16.
  • Statistical astrometry /
  • Anthony G.A. Brown ;
  • 17.
  • Analyzing poorly sampled images : HST imaging astrometry /
  • Jay Anderson ;
  • 18.
  • Image deconvolution /
  • Jorge Nuñez ;
  • 19.
  • From measures to celestial coordinates /
  • Zheng Hong Tang and William F. van Altena ;
  • 20.
  • Astrometric catalogs : concepts, history and necessity /
  • Carlos E. López ;
  • 21.
  • Trigonometric parallaxes /
  • G. Fritz Benedict and Barbara E. McArthur
  • Part V.
  • Applications of astrometry to topics in astrophysics.
  • 22.
  • Galactic structure astrometry /
  • René A. Méndez ;
  • 23.
  • Binary and multiple stars /
  • Ellott Horch ;
  • 24.
  • Binaries : HST, Hipparcos, and Gaia /
  • Dimitri Pourbaix ;
  • 25.
  • Star clusters /
  • Imants Platais ;
  • 26.
  • Solar System astrometry /
  • François Mignard ;
  • 27.
  • Extrasolar planets /
  • Alessandro Sozzetti ;
  • 28.
  • Astrometric measurement and cosmology /
  • Richard Easther.