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Variable Star

by Robert A. Heinlein

  • 330 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audio Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heinlein, Robert A. - Prose & Criticism,
  • Science Fiction And Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Science Fiction - General,
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy / Science Fiction,
  • Audiobooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8107821M
    ISBN 100786170158
    ISBN 109780786170159
    OCLC/WorldCa137292303

      Parameters. Variable_Star_Number The GCVS numeric designation of the variable star, made from the constellation and star names codes. The numeric code for the constellation name is in alphabetic order of the full constellation name, so, for example, Cancer or CNC has a code value of 12 which precedes the code value of 16 for Capricornus or CAP).   Variable Star - Ebook written by Robert A. Heinlein, Spider Robinson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Variable Star/5(80).

    Welcome to the Astronomical League's Variable Star Observing Program! This is a joint program of the Astronomical League and American Association of Variable Star Observers. It uses AAVSO resources and provides valuable data for Astronomers and researchers. Much that we know about stars and the universe came from studying variable stars. The information about Variable Star shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.

      Page 2 of 2 - Variable Star Book Recommendations - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: Scott - What do you think of the Gerald North book? (Observing Variable Stars, Novae, and Supernovae) I liked it enough to buy a copy. It does a fairly good job of going over the science of the different types of variables, but the practical how to do an observation section is fairly thin. Variable Stars. Stars appear to shine with a constant light; however, thousands of stars vary in brightness. The brightness that a star appears to have (apparent magnitude) from our perspective here on Earth depends upon its distance from Earth and its actual intrinsic brightness (absolute magnitude.).


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Heinlein by his family. Spider Robinson was commissioned by RAHs literary executor to finish the work and he did, publishing the book almost 20 years after the grand masters death/5. At his death inRobert A. Heinlein left a legacy of novels and short stories that almost single-handedly defined modern science fiction.

But one of Heinlein's masterpieces was never finished. Inhe began work on Variable Star, a powerful and passionate tale of two young lovers Variable Star book.

Inhe began work on a novel to be titled Variable Star, completing a detailed outline and making extensive notes for the book, only to set it aside to focus on other novels, including Tunnel in the Sky and the Hugo Award-winning Double Star.

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Heinlein. A never-before-published masterpiece from science fiction's greatest writer, rediscovered after more than half a Joel Johnston first met Jinny Free shipping over $/5(5).

The book begins with a short history of variable star knowledge, then goes into the usual basic concepts of stellar astronomy. What follows is a systematic review of rotating, eclipsing, pulsating, eruptive, pre-main-sequence & finally, miscellaneous variable stars.

Variable Stars book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a story of love and astronomy; music and silence; secrets and /5. Variable Star (Book): Heinlein, Robert A.: A never-before-published masterpiece from science fiction's greatest writer, rediscovered after more than half a century.

When Joel Johnston first met Jinny Hamilton, it seemed like a dream come true. And when she finally agreed to marry him, he felt like the luckiest man in the universe. There was just one small problem.

Variable star, any star whose observed light varies notably in intensity. The changes in brightness may be periodic, semiregular, or completely irregular.

A brief treatment of variable stars follows. For full treatment, see star: Variable stars. Variable stars may be classified into three broad. Time-Series Analysis of Variable Star Data Matthew Templeton AAVSO, 25 Birch Street, Cambridge, MA Based on a workshop session at the 92nd Spring Meeting of the AAVSO, Ap ; revised August Abstract Time-series analysis is a rich field of mathematical and statistical.

Inhe began work on a novel to be titled Variable Star, completing a detailed outline and making extensive notes for the book, only to set it aside to focus on other novels, including Tunnel in the Sky and the Hugo Award-winning Double Star.

For more than half a century, the work lay forgotten among Heinlein's papers. Page 1 of 2 - Variable Star Book Recommendations - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: There are a fair number of books available on variable stars.

Can anyone give me some recommendations. One book Im considering is Understanding Variable Stars by John R. Percy but I havent seen any reviews.

Have any of you read it. Other recommendations?Thank you. Variable Star Robert A. Heinlein, Author, Spider Robinson, Author. Tor $ (p) ISBN but old Heinlein hands may be disappointed that the book is incomplete, being all. Spider is delighted to report his agent Eleanor Wood has, in the worst times in sf publishing history, sold Tor Books not just one but three sequels to VARIABLE STAR, to be known collectively as The Orphan Stars Trilogy.

For more information, listen to Spider On. He was obviously standing at the side of Spider Robinson as he wrote this book, guiding his hand.

Variable Star will delight the fans of the greatest science fiction writer who ever lived, and at the same time, stays true to Spider's passionate themes of optimism, kindness, and humanity's future among the stars." John Varley- John Varley.

Variable Star (Book): Heinlein, Robert A.: Two young lovers are forced apart by pride, power, and the immensity of interstellar time and space, in an authorized version of an unfinished novel by Hugo Award-winning late science fiction master Robert Heinlein.

Synopsis A never-before-published masterpiece from science fiction's greatest writers, rediscovered after more than half a century. When Joel Johnston first met Jinny Hamilton, it seemed like a dream come : Heinlein's take on homosexuality is expressed in "Stranger in a Strange Land," and is inconsistent with a bisexual protagonist.

Do not overlook "Forbidden Planet," which long presaged Star Wars. The book does recall a number of iconic themes and elements: telepathic twins, torch ships, and nubile girls, e.g.

Variable star definition is - a star whose brightness changes usually in more or less regular periods. This book serves as an introduction to variable stars for new amateur astronomers, as well as a useful reference source for seasoned variable star observers. It explores the stars that can be observed through common equipment and includes an observational guide to 50 objects for study.Variable stars are divided into two large classes: eclipsing variables and physical variables.

Eclipsing eclipsing variable is a system of two stars revolving around a common center of mass, where the orbital plane of the stars is so close to the line of sight of a terrestrial observer that the eclipse of one star by the other is observed every revolution, accompanied by a.

A variable star is, quite simply, a star that changes brightness. A star is considered variable if its apparent magnitude (brightness) is altered in any way from our perspective on Earth.