Astrometry is fundamental to all other fields of astronomy, from the pointing of telescopes, to navigation and guidance systems, to distance and motion. This book is a paperback re-issue of the hardcover edition of Fundamentals of Astrometry by Jean Kovalevsky and Kenneth Seidelmann, which is a. Fundamentals of Astrometry, by Jean Kovalevsky and P. Kenneth Seidelmann, pp. ISBN Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, July.

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Electronic Imaging in Astronomy: Astrometry encompasses all that is necessary to provide the positions and motions of celestial bodies.

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Summary Providing a broad overview of foundational concepts, Fundamentals of Astronomy covers topics ranging from spherical astronomy to celestial mechanics, closing with two chapters that discuss elements of astronomical photometry and spectroscopy. Broad in coverage, the book presents arguments from classical astronomy, such as spherical astronomy, that form the foundation for future work in the field.

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Account Options Sign in. Basic principles and coordinate systems. Already read this title? References to this book Electronic Imaging in Astronomy: A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics. Astrometry is fundamental to all other fields of astronomy, from the pointing of telescopes, to navigation and guidance systems, to distance and motion determinations for astrophysics.

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