Astronomy! A Brief Edition / Edition 1

Astronomy! A Brief Edition / Edition 1

by James B. Kaler
     
 

ISBN-10: 067398561X

ISBN-13: 9780673985613

Pub. Date: 01/08/1997

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673985613
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/08/1997
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
533
Product dimensions:
8.49(w) x 10.95(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

I. CLASSICAL ASTRONOMY.

1. From Earth to Universe.
2. Earth, Sun, and Sky.
3. The Face of the Sky.
4. Earth, Moon, and Planets.
5. Gravity.
6. Atoms, Light, and Telescopes.

II. PLANETARY ASTRONOMY.

7. Home: The Double World.
8. Rocky Worlds.
9. Great Worlds.
10. Outer Worlds.
11. Creation and its Debris.

III. STELLAR ASTRONOMY.

12. The Sun.
13. The Stars.
14. Star Formations.
15. The Life and Death of Stars.
16. The Galaxy.

IV. GALAXIES AND THE UNIVERSE.

17. Galaxies.
18. The Expansion and Structure of the Universe.
19. The Universe.
Appendices: Star Maps.
Astronomical Objects.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Acknowledgments.
Index.

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