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By Steve B. Howell

Charge-Coupled units (CCDs) are the cutting-edge detector in lots of fields of observational technological know-how. up-to-date to incorporate all the most recent advancements in CCDs, this moment version of the instruction manual of CCD Astronomy is a concise and obtainable reference on all functional elements of utilizing CCDs. beginning with their digital workings, it discusses their simple features after which provides equipment and examples of ways to figure out those values. whereas the ebook specializes in using CCDs in expert observational astronomy, complicated novice astronomers, and researchers in physics, chemistry, scientific imaging, and distant sensing also will locate it very necessary. Tables of valuable and hard-to-find facts, key useful equations, and new routines around off the ebook and make sure that it presents an amazing advent to the sensible use of CCDs for graduate scholars, and a convenient reference for more matured clients.

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