ASTRO (with Review Cards and Printed Access Card)

ASTRO (with Review Cards and Printed Access Card)

by Dana Backman
     
 


Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, ASTRO is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ASTRO employs the same engaging writing style and logical conceptual presentation that has become a hallmark of Mike Seeds and Dana Backman's introductory astronomy texts.See more details below

Overview


Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, ASTRO is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ASTRO employs the same engaging writing style and logical conceptual presentation that has become a hallmark of Mike Seeds and Dana Backman's introductory astronomy texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538738040
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/05/2010
Series:
Available Titles CourseMate Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Scale of the Cosmos: From Solar System to Galaxy to Universe. 2. User's Guide to the Sky: Patterns and Cycles. 3. Circles Around Earth Become Orbits around the Sun. 4. Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments: Extending Humanity's Vision. 5. Sun Light and Sun Atoms. 6. The Family of Stars. 7. The Structure and Formation of Stars. 8. The Deaths of Stars. 9. The Milky Way Galaxy. 10. Galaxies. 11. Cosmology in the 21st Century. 12. The Origin of the Solar System. 13. Comparative Planetology of the Terrestrial Planets. 14. Comparative Planetology of the Outer Planets. 15. Life on Other Worlds.

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