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Author Burke, Bernard F., 1928-

Title An introduction to radio astronomy / Bernard F. Burke and Francis Graham-Smith.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    522.682 BUR 2002    Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xi, 393 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 374-388) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Radio telescopes as antennas -- Signal detection and noise -- Single-aperture radio telescopes -- The two-element interferometer -- Aperture synthesis -- Radiation, propagation and absorption of radio waves -- Galactic continuum radiation -- The interstellar medium -- Galactic dynamics -- Stars -- Pulsars -- Radio galaxies and quasars -- Cosmology and the cosmic microwave background -- Cosmology: discrete radio sources and gravitational lenses -- The place of radio in astronomy.
Subject Radio astronomy -- Observations.
Radio astronomy -- Methodology.
Added Author Graham-Smith, Francis, 1923-
Added Title Radio astronomy
ISBN 0521808898 (hbk.)
0521005175 (pbk.) : $40.00

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