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

Pt. IClassical Astronomy1
1From Earth to Universe2
2Earth, Sun, and Sky18
3The Face of the Sky48
4Earth, Moon, and Planets66
5Gravity98
6Atoms, Light, and Telescopes116
Pt. IIPlanetary Astronomy151
7Home: The Double World152
8Rocky Worlds192
9Great Worlds228
10Outer Worlds260
11Creation and Its Debris280
Pt. IIIStellar Astronomy309
12The Sun310
13The Stars334
14Star Formation368
15The Life and Death of Stars402
16The Galaxy436
Pt. IVGalaxies and the Universe457
17Galaxies458
18The Expansion and Structure of the Universe484
19The Universe508
App. 1Star Maps534
App. 2Astronomical Objects542

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