Astronomy!

Astronomy!

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by James B. Kaler
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780065000047
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
01/08/1997
Edition description:
Student Edition
Pages:
615
Product dimensions:
8.67(w) x 1.27(h) x 11.18(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

I. CLASSICAL ASTRONOMY.

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

II. PHYSICAL ASTRONOMY.

7. Newton, Einstein, and Gravity.
8. Atoms and Light.
9. The Tools of Astronomy.

III. PLANETARY ASTRONOMY.

10. The Earth.
11. The Moon.
12. Hot Worlds.
13. Intriguing Mars.
14. Magnificent Jupiter.
15. Beautiful Saturn.
16. Outer Worlds.
17. Planetary Creation and Its Debris.

IV. STELLAR ASTRONOMY.

18. The Sun.
19. The Stars.
20. Stellar Groupings: Doubles, Multiples, and Clusters.
21. Unstable Stars.

V. BIRTH AND DEATH IN THE GALAXY.

22. The Interstellar Medium.
23. Star Formation.
24. The Life and Death of Stars.
25. Catastrophic Evolution.
26. The Galaxy.

VI. GALAXIES AND THE UNIVERSE.

27. Galaxies.
28. The Expansion and Construction of the Universe.
29. Active Galaxies and Quasars.
30. The Universe.

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