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Elementary Positional Astronomy Supported by PC Software Programs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Positional Astronomy is the science describing the position of an object in the sky and its movement in the celestial sphere. The argument is treated in a plain but exhaustive way, allowing also the beginners to easily approach this subject. The book includes many examples (more than 70 colour images) which can also be reproduced thanks to a software developed by the Authors (free download)
FK Com-Type ‘Platypus Stars’
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
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BP Piscium was initially thought to be a young star, but astronomers later concluded that it actually fitted a small group of old stars, the FK Com-type stars. BP Piscium also is thought to have eaten a large planet or a small companion star. In this article it is argued that the FK Com-type stars are in fact white dwarfs that have not yet thrown off their outer gas layers as planetary nebula's.
The Teaching of Djwhal Khul - Astronomy and cosmology
Series: The Teaching of Djwhal Khul - Esoteric Natural Science, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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Continuation of the teaching of the Himalayan Adept, Djwhal Khul. A new look at questions of astronomy and cosmology. Review and explanation of the set of astronomical questions.
Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story
Series: Activity Books for Kids. Price: $3.11 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
A STEM picture book that accompanies an American Indian child in finding constellations, stars, and other heavenly bodies (ages 4 - 9). Expose your child to the starry skies, Monument Valley, and a little space science. 30 illustrations, (hard or soft cover too)
KIC 8462852 Solved
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
KIC 8462852 was thought to be a non-descript star. Then suddenly it dimmed for a day! And later once again! Next it was shown to have gradually reduced its light strength for the last century. What causes this unexpected, far out of the ordinary behavior? What obscures the light from this star? This article proposes that it is due to the complete ionization of helium atoms.

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