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Planetary Nebulae (International Astronomical Union Symposia)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology & the universe,
  • Stars, interstellar matter,
  • Planetary nebulae,
  • Descriptive Astronomy,
  • Science,
  • Reference,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - Universe,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsR. Weinberger (Editor), A. Acker (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages644
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7807281M
    ISBN 100792324390
    ISBN 109780792324393

    Europe & Astronomy, Translation: "In sum, The Origin and Evolution of Planetary Nebulae is a technical book undeniably rich demonstrations, quantitative data and mathematical formulas, which is primarily intended for researchers and graduate students in astronomy and astrophysics.". This book is great for those who want to go and observe planetary nebulae. The section describing what planetary nebulae are and how they were discovered is quite small, most of the book is taken up by descriptions and images of planetary nebulae /5(5).

    Planetary Nebulae and How to Observe Them is intended for amateur astronomers who want to concentrate on one of the most beautiful classes of astronomical objects in the sky. This book will help the observer to see these celestial phenomena using telescopes of various apertures. The Rest of the Planetary Nebulae Story I attended the Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College on October 1 and 2, While the meetings were about the interplay between Nature (the genetic basis of behavior) and Nurture (the environmental effects on behavior), I had some extra time at lunch to browse the books hawked by the college that were authored by the .

    Very detailed treatment of all aspects of planetary nebula. Good recommendations on which ones should be considered targets for amateur observation targets. Amateurs' manuals Planetary nebulae Planetary nebulae Amateurs' manuals Planetary nebulae/ Amateurs' manuals Science / Astronomy Science / Astrophysics & Space About Google Books 4/5(1). This brief book offers the first expanded presentation of all the theoretical and observational support for the importance of binarity in the formation of planetary nebulae. It highlights the impact on the understanding of other astrophysical phenomena such as Type Ia supernovae.


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Planetary Nebulae (International Astronomical Union Symposia) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Planetary Nebulae and How to Observe Them is intended for amateur astronomers who want to concentrate on one of the most beautiful classes of astronomical objects in the sky.

This book will help the observer to see these celestial phenomena using telescopes of various by: 2. Planetary Nebulae: A Practical Guide and Handbook for Amateur Astronomers: Includes Finder Charts and a Catalog of Objects by Steven J. Hynes (Author)4/5(1). Planetary Nebulae. Editors: Osterbrock, D.E., O'Dell, C.R.

(Eds.) Free Preview. Buy this book eB49 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free; Included format: PDF; ebooks can be used on all reading devices. Translation: "In sum, The Origin and Evolution of Planetary Nebulae is a technical book undeniably rich demonstrations, quantitative data and mathematical formulas, which is primarily intended for researchers and graduate students in astronomy and astrophysics.".

- Yves Laberge, Physics in by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for an Introduction to Planetary Nebulae by Jason J. Nishiyama Paperback Book S at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Planetary Nebulae and How to Observe Them is for amateur astronomers who want to go beyond the Messier objects, concentrating on one of the most beautiful classes of astronomical objects in the sky. Planetary nebulae are not visible to the naked eye, but they are a fascinating group of telescope objects.

The purpose of this book is to give a detailed description of the planetary nebulae including the relevant astronomical observations and their interpretation.

Considerable attention is given to the evolution of these objects as well as to their physical characteristics. CNers have asked about a donation box for Cloudy Nights over the years, so here you go.

Donation is Planetary Nebulae book required by any means, so please enjoy your stay. List of planetary nebulae.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. The following is an incomplete list of known planetary nebulae. Northern Hemisphere. Image Name Messier Catalogue NGC Other designation Date discovered Distance Apparent magnitude (visual) Constellation; Glowing Eye or Dandelion Puffball.

Book Description. Planetary nebulae are among the most beautiful of the celestial objects imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Their structures are complemented by a kaleidoscope of color emitted by glowing gases. The production of a planetary nebula by a star is a milestone in the life of a star, an event that foretells the doom Cited by: 5.

In this book we will look at what planetary nebulae are, where they come from and where they go. We will discuss what mechanisms cause these beautiful markers of stellar demise as well as what causes them to form their variety of shapes.

How we measure various aspects of planetary nebulae such as what they are made of will also be explored. In this fresh list, Stephen James O'Meara presents new objects for stargazers to observe.

The Secret Deep list contains many exceptional objects, including a planetary nebula whose last thermal pulse produced a circumstellar shell similar to the one expected in the final days of our Sun's life; a piece of the only supernova remnant known visible to the unaided eye; the flattest.

20 Planetary nebulae in other galaxies Planetary nebulae in the Magellanic Clouds Galactic evolution Planetary nebulae as distance indicators Planetary nebulae as tracers of dark matter 21 Concluding remarks References Appendix 1 List of symbols and abbreviations Appendix 2 Subject index File Size: KB.

A planetary nebula, abbreviated as PN or plural PNe, is a type of emission nebula consisting of an expanding, glowing shell of ionized gas ejected from red giant stars late in their lives.

The term "planetary nebula" is a misnomer because they are unrelated to planets or term originates from the planet-like round shape of these nebulae observed by astronomers. The Splendor of Orion: A Star Factory Unveiled.

This new Hubble image of the Orion Nebula shows dense pillars of gas and dust that may be the homes of fledgling stars, and hot, young, massive stars that have emerged from their cocoons.

The purpose of this book is to give a detailed description of the planetary nebulae including the relevant astronomical observations and their interpretation. Considerable attention is given to the evolution of these objects as well as to their physical characteristics.

I t is hoped that the book. The selection of the objects populating this catalogue is mainly based on an observational programme, and a verification programme consisting of spectroscopic observations for all suspected planetary nebulae, assuming that a planetary nebula has a spectral signature which can easy be recognised.

For the present catalogue, a list of objects, each of them called at least once a planetary Cited by: This is the highly sought after guide to Planetary Nebulae by Steven J.

Hynes now out of print for many years. I have had this former library copy (very clean copy - no writing, water damage, etc.) for several years now and have only used it a few times.

The sun will become a planetary nebula in about 5 billion to 10 billion years when it dies, scientists from the University of Manchester said after building a predictive model of what the sun's future holds. List of astronomical catalogues.

(Redirected from Catalogue of galactic planetary nebulae) Jump to navigation Jump to search. An astronomical catalogue is a list or tabulation of astronomical objects, typically grouped together because they share a common type, morphology, origin, means of detection, or method of discovery.

NGC ( ICnicknamed Spiral Planetary Nebula) is a planetary nebula in the constellation was discovered by James Dunlop on 1 Julywho catalogued it as Δ For many years, well into the s, it was thought to be a bright emission nebula. It was Karl Gordon Henize in who first described NGC as quasi-planetary based on its Distance: ly ly.Planetary Nebula: From Messier to Abell (What are they, and How to Observe Them) Abell Planetary Nebulae are clouds of interstellar matter, thin shells of ionized gas and dust.

They mark where a star is slowly dying, or has ended its life in a violent explosion. These nebulae come in a wide variety of shapes and appearances.Planetary Nebulae are typically small, faint nebulae, found between the stars as comparatively rare objects.

Once thought to be strange, odd objects, evidence has been found that the vast majority of stars will produce such an object when they are evolving from their late Red Giant state to their final White Dwarf state, and their rareness is just due to the short lifetime of this .