BASIC SPACE SCIENCE

Proceedings of the third United Nations / European Space Agency Workshop,
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, October 18-22, 1993

edited by
Hans J. Haubold (United Nations) and Lesley I. Onuora (University of Nigeria)



AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS

Conference Proceedings Volume 320

Contents and Contributors

Preface.

International Cooperation in Astronomy: The Role of the International Astronomical Union; A.H. Batten. An Inter-African Astronomical Observatory and Science Park on the Gamsberg in Namibia?; H. Elsaesser. An Astronomical Observatory for Central America: A Realistic Way of Strengthening Basic Space Science in Developing Countries; M.C. Pineda de Carias. Basic Space Science in Africa; P.N. Okeke and L.I. Onuora. Basic Space Science Education in Nigeria; L.I. Onuora, A.A. Ubachukwu, and M.O. Asogwa. Space Science Education in Developing Countries - Indian Experience; B.S.N. Prasad, H.B. Gayathri, and S.C. Chakravarty. Preliminary Analysis of Geomagnetic Day to Day Variations in the Equatorial Zone; F.N. Okeke and C.A. Onwumechili. Upper Atmospheric Research Projects in India; S.C. Chakravarty. Measurements of Solar and Long Wave Radiation Over Ile-Ife, Nigeria;J.A. Adedokun, Z.D. Adeyefa, E. Okogbue, and B. Holmgren. Optical/Infrared Astronomy in South Africa; R.S. Stobie. Liquid Water on Early Mars; W.L. Davis and C.P. McKay. The Determination of the Internal Structure of the Sun by the Density Distribution; H.J. Haubold and A.M. Mathai. Solar Nuclear Energy Generation and the Chlorine Solar Neutrino Experiment; H.J. Haubold and A.M. Mathai. Direct Mechanism in Solar Nuclear Reactions; H. Oberhummer and G. Staudt. Relativistic Electron Production in Solar Flare; P.N. Okeke and K. Ohki. About Some Measurements Done in Honduras During the Total Solar Eclipse of 11 July 1991; M.C. Pineda de Carias. A Morphological Description of the Sun Observed in Honduras During the Total Solar Eclipse of 11 July 1991; M.C. Pineda de Carias, J. Zamorano, and M. Collados. A Cosmic Rays Experiment; G. Perez Munguia and M.C. Pineda de Carias. Possible Variations of the Total Geomagnetic Field Associated to the Occurrence of the Total Solar Eclipse of 11 July 1991; G. Cruz Calderon, M.C. Pineda de Carias, G. Alfaro, and A. Salinas. Measurement of Diffuse Solar Radiation on a Horizontal Surface at Ilorin, Nigeria: Preliminary Results; M.G. Iziomon and T.O. Aro. Some Aspects of Binary Stars; A.H. Batten. The ROSAT X-Ray Sky; W. Voges. Restrictions on Cosmological Models Placed by COBE's Measurements of Cosmic Background Anisotropies; S. Torres. Observational Constraints on the Cosmological Parameters; L.I. Onuora/. The Radio Luminosity - Linear Size Relation as a Test of the Quasar/Galaxy Unification Scheme; A.A. Ubachukwu. Inelastic Collision Model for Optical Emission from Large Scale Jets; M.W. Anyakoha, S.E. Okoye, and P.N. Okeke.

Appendix A - Workshop Recommendations.

Appendix B - Workshop Programme.

Index of Contributors.

1994, 320 pp., illustrated ISBN 1-56396-328-0

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