Ideal for graduate students, this book provides a solid grounding in observational astronomy. The topics covered are accessible to theoreticians and observers alike, ranging from fundamental subjects, to diverse topics such as neutrinos, cosmic rays and gravitational waves. Combined, they provide a thorough introduction to modern observational techniques and instruments.
About the Author
Edmund C. Sutton is Associate Professor in the Astronomy Department at the University of Illinois. His research has been primarily in infrared and sub-millimeter astronomy with an emphasis on instrumentation.