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Title: Gamma Ray Astronomy.
Description: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1984.. 202 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover (black boards with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. ISBN 0198514514 B&w graphs, formulae, tables, figures. One of the "Oxford Studies in Physics". Chapter headings: Introduction; The Generation of Gamma Rays; The Problem of Background Radiation in Gamma Ray Astronomy; Low Energy Gamma Ray Telescopes; Compton Telescopes; Spark Chamber Telescopes for High Energy Gamma Rays; The Detection of Extensive Air Showers From V e r y H i g h Energy Gamma Rays; Solar Gamma Rays; Gamma Rays From the Galactic Disc; Discrete Gamma Ray Sources in the Galaxy; Extragalactic Gamma Ray Sources and the Diffuse Background Radiation; Index. Slight bump at top of rear hinge, tiny d in t at b o tt om e dge of front board. Very Good+.

Keywords: Gamma Rays, Astronomy, Nuclear, Background Radiation, Low Energy, Telescopes, Compton, Spark Chamber, High, Solar, Galactic Disc, Galaxy, Extragalactic, Quasars, Seyfert, Radio, Pulsars, Supernova, Bursts, Cosmic, Interstellar Gas, Particle Accelera

Price: US$ 17.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 22348

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