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An Introduction to Radio Astronomy

An Introduction to Radio Astronomy
Author: Bernard F. Burke - Francis Graham-Smith
ISBN 13: 9780521878081
ISBN 10: 52187808
Edition: 3
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2009-10-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 458
List Price: $110.00

A clearly written, wide-ranging graduate textbook examining all aspects of radio astronomy - by two founders of the field.


A graduate textbook for astronomy students, and introduction for practicing astronomers who want to know the basics of viewing the universe as garbed in its long-wave electromagnetic radiation. The 1997 edition has been revised, especially in interferometry, aperture synthesis, and areas of astrophysics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)