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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Amateur Astronomy from Its Origins to Camille Flammarion
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    Chapter 2 Camille Flammarion (1842–1925): Founder of the Société Astronomique de France
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    Chapter 3 The Historical Contribution of Amateurs to the Study of Double Stars
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    Chapter 4 Twentieth-Century Amateur Astronomy
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    Chapter 5 Criteria for Identifying an Astronomer as an Amateur
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    Chapter 6 Johannes Hevelius: Polish Seventeenth-Century Brewer and Astronomer
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    Chapter 7 Eugène Antoniadi (1870–1944) and Planetary Observation
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    Chapter 8 Investigating Astronomy’s History
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    Chapter 9 Charles Boyer and the Rotation of Venus
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    Chapter 10 The Amateur and Eclipsing Binary Stars
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    Chapter 11 Amateur Astronomy in Poland: Past and Present
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    Chapter 12 Giovanni Battista Lacchini: An Amateur Astronomer from Italy
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    Chapter 13 The Instruments of H.E. Dall
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    Chapter 14 Roberts of Lovedale and Eclipsing Binary Stars
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    Chapter 15 Seventeenth-Century Solar Observations: Fundamental Results with Amateur Instruments
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    Chapter 16 Sailors and Astronomy
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    Chapter 17 The Map of the Heavens at the Chateau de Saint-Jean-de-Chepy
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    Chapter 18 Amateur Astronomy in France, 1789–1830: Two Examples
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    Chapter 19 Some French Amateurs of the 2nd Half of the 19th Century
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    Chapter 20 Comet Halley in 1910 in Franche-Comté: or Collective Memory at Fault
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    Chapter 21 A Renowned, Yet Forgotten Astronomer: Marcel de Kerolyr
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    Chapter 22 Historical Session: The Contribution of Amateurs to Astronomy, Yesterday and Today
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    Chapter 23 Amateur Astronomers and the IAU Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams and Minor Planet Center
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    Chapter 24 Contributions of Amateur Astronomers to Variable-Star Observing
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    Chapter 25 Observations of Comets, Minor Planets and Meteors in Japan
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    Chapter 26 Amateur Astronomers’ Contribution to the HIPPARCHOS Programme
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    Chapter 27 The S.A.F. Double Star Section’s Contribution to the INCA-HIPPARCHOS Programme
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    Chapter 28 Working with Amateur Astronomers
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    Chapter 29 Amateur Astronomers and the Hubble Space Telescope
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    Chapter 30 The T.60 Operation at Pic du Midi
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    Chapter 31 The Effects of Light Pollution on Amateur Astronomy
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    Chapter 32 An Amateur CCD Camera
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    Chapter 33 A Spectrograph for the T.60 at Pic du Midi
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    Chapter 34 Using an Image-Intensifier in Astronomy
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    Chapter 35 Amateur Polarimetric Research
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    Chapter 36 Searching for Variables, and Constructing a Slit-less Spectroscope
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    Chapter 37 Solar Spectroscopy with a CCD
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    Chapter 38 Obtaining Extraterrestrial Dust by Balloon Probes
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    Chapter 39 Making a Telescope Mirror
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    Chapter 40 Searching for Comets
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    Chapter 41 Achievements in Astronomical Video Data Collection
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    Chapter 42 Video Grazing Occultations
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    Chapter 43 An Improved Method of Photographic Measures of Double Stars
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    Chapter 44 The Scientific Merit of Amateur Astrophotography
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    Chapter 45 Reduction of Variable-Star Observations Using Basicode
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    Chapter 46 Image Digitizer
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    Chapter 47 “Comet” Software
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    Chapter 48 Refining the Orbit of Visual Double Stars
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    Chapter 49 Reliability and Accuracy of Astronomical Observations by Amateurs
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    Chapter 50 Trying to Reduce Errors in Visual Estimates of Variable Star Magnitudes
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    Chapter 51 Photographic Observation of Stellar Occultations
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    Chapter 52 Studying “Luna Incognita”: The Region Near the South Pole
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    Chapter 53 Asteroid and Cometary Occultations
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    Chapter 54 Astrometric Measurements of Rarely-Observed Minor Planets
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    Chapter 55 Video Recordings of Asteroidal Occultations
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    Chapter 56 Space Exploration of Comets and the Evolution of Amateur-Professional Cooperation
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    Chapter 57 The Contribution of Amateur Astronomers to Cometary Observation
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    Chapter 58 New Method of Statistical Analysis of Cometary Light-Curves Applied to P/Halley
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    Chapter 59 P/Halley: The Disconnection Event of 1986 April 11
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    Chapter 60 A Study of Disconnection Velocities in the Plasma Tail of P/Halley
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    Chapter 61 Analysis of the Light-Curve of Comet P/Halley in 1985–1986
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    Chapter 62 New Trends in the Discovery of Comets by Amateurs
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    Chapter 63 Amateur Astronomers and the Recovery of Periodic Comets
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    Chapter 64 Shape and Frequency of Outbursts of P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1
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    Chapter 65 Astrometry of Comet Halley
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    Chapter 66 Observation and Analysis of Comet Tails
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    Chapter 67 Photometric Analysis of the Solar Corona on 1984 November 22/23
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    Chapter 68 Chromospheric Eruptions Observed with a Wide Slit
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    Chapter 69 Amateur/Professional Cooperation in 2 Solar Studies
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    Chapter 70 The IOTA Expedition Results from the Total-Annular Eclipse in Gabon, 1987
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    Chapter 71 Meteor Studies
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    Chapter 72 The “Sonate” Campaign
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    Chapter 73 Two Solar Observation Programmes
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    Chapter 74 Long-term Monitoring of Solar Activity by Amateur Astronomers
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    Chapter 75 The Moonwatch Program: A Model for Amateur Contributions to the ISY
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    Chapter 76 Study of Variable Stars
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    Chapter 77 The Contribution of Amateur Astronomers to the Study of Variable Stars
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    Chapter 78 Professional/Amateur Cooperation in the Study of Variable Stars as Illustrated by the Fourth Edition of the GCVS
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    Chapter 79 Amateurs and the Search for Supernovae
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    Chapter 80 The U.K. Nova/Supernova Search Programme
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    Chapter 81 GEOS — Groupe Europeen d’Observations Stellaires
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    Chapter 82 GEOS Results for PX Cephei
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    Chapter 83 The French Network for Observing Comets and Small Solar-System Bodies
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    Chapter 84 Amateurs’ Contribution to the PHEMU85 Campaign Observing Mutual Phenomena of Jupiter’s Satellites
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    Chapter 85 Wanted: An International Jovian-Satellite-Phenomenon Centre
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    Chapter 86 The European Section of IOTA: Scientific Programme Coordination and Results
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    Chapter 87 The Role of the Amateur in Modern Astronomy
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    Chapter 88 Meeting the Public: Popular Observatories
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    Chapter 89 Comet Halley: A Media Event
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    Chapter 90 A Planetarium for Astronomy
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    Chapter 91 Astronomical Publications
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    Chapter 92 Problems in Publishing a Popular Journal in a Small Country
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    Chapter 93 Methods of Popularizing Astronomy in Various Countries
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    Chapter 94 Opening the Sky to Everyone
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    Chapter 95 Interesting Business in Astronomy
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    Chapter 96 Preparing Astronomical Videotapes
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    Chapter 97 Transmission of Astronomical Data and Information by the A.F.A. Videotext System
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    Chapter 98 The Solar System Promenade
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    Chapter 99 The Open Sky Underground
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    Chapter 100 Teaching Astronomy in Schools
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    Chapter 101 Teaching Astronomy and the Vital Role of the True Amateur
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    Chapter 102 Astronomical Education in Poland
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    Chapter 103 Astronomy and Computing in Spanish (Aragon) High Schools
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    Chapter 104 The Planetarium at the Palais de la Découverte
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    Chapter 105 The Starlab Mobile Planetarium in the Mid-Pyrenees
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    Chapter 106 The Planetarium at a School in Nice
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    Chapter 107 The Planetarium as a Medium for Teaching Astronomy
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    Chapter 108 Twenty Years of the Japan Amateur Astronomers’ Convention
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    Chapter 109 Astronomy in the Big Apple
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    Chapter 110 The Activities of Astronomical Clubs
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    Chapter 111 The Flammarion Astronomical Society of Montpellier
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    Chapter 112 A Decade of Organized Work in Venezuela
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    Chapter 113 The Bochum Observatory
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    Chapter 114 The Triel Observatory
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    Chapter 115 The Bruno-H.-Bürgel Observatory
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    Chapter 116 The Strasbourg Observatory
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    Chapter 117 Feeding the Five Thousand
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    Chapter 118 Efforts by the Instituto de Astrophisica de Canarias to Publicise Astronomy
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    Chapter 119 Tailor-Made Messages: Astronomical Information for Diverse Audiences
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    Chapter 120 The Role of the Observatoire de Paris, Meudon in Providing Astronomical Information
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    Chapter 121 Observations — Concluding Remarks
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    Chapter 122 International Astronomical Union — Colloquium 98 General Session
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Title
Stargazers
Published by
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, January 1988
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-74020-6
ISBNs
978-3-54-050230-2, 978-3-64-274020-6
Editors

Storm Dunlop, Michèle Gerbaldi

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