Astronomy at High Angular Resolution: A Compendium of by Henri M. J. Boffin,Gaitee Hussain,Jean-Philippe Berger,Linda

By Henri M. J. Boffin,Gaitee Hussain,Jean-Philippe Berger,Linda Schmidtobreick

This ebook bargains an important compendium of astronomical high-resolution strategies. fresh years have visible substantial advancements in such suggestions, that are severe to advances in lots of parts of astronomy. As mirrored within the publication, those ideas will be divided into direct equipment, interferometry, and reconstruction tools, and will be utilized to a massive number of astrophysical platforms, starting from planets, unmarried stars and binaries to energetic galactic nuclei, offering angular solution within the micro- to tens of milliarcsecond scales. Written by means of specialists of their fields, the chapters conceal adaptive optics, aperture protecting imaging, spectra disentangling, interferometry, fortunate imaging, Roche tomography, imaging with interferometry, interferometry of AGN, AGN reverberation mapping, Doppler- and magnetic imaging of stellar surfaces, Doppler tomography, eclipse mapping, Stokes imaging, and stellar tomography.


This publication is meant to permit a subsequent new release of astronomers to use high-resolution strategies. It informs readers on the best way to in attaining the simplest angular solution within the noticeable and near-infrared regimes from diffraction-limited to micro-arcsecond scales.

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