Astronomy: Journey to the Cosmic Frontier -- Galaxies (VOLUME 2) and Starry Nights 3. 1 CD-ROM (Ch. 1-6; 17-27) / Edition 4

Astronomy: Journey to the Cosmic Frontier -- Galaxies (VOLUME 2) and Starry Nights 3. 1 CD-ROM (Ch. 1-6; 17-27) / Edition 4

by John D. Fix
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073126128
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/02/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter One - Journey's Start
Chapter Two - Patterns in the Sky
Chapter Three - Ancient Astronomy
Chapter Four - Renaissance Astronomy
Chapter Five - Gravity and Motion
Chapter Six - Light and Telescopes
Chapter Seven - Processes at Work in the Solar System
Chapter Eight - The Earth
Chapter Nine - The Moon
Chapter Ten - Mercury and Venus
Chapter Eleven - Mars
Chapter Twelve - Jupiter and Saturn
Chapter Thirteen - The Outer Planets
Chapter Fourteen - Satellites
Chapter Fifteen - Solar System Debris
Chapter Sixteen - Basic Properties of Stars
Chapter Seventeen - The Sun
Chapter Eighteen - The Formation of Stars and Planets
Chapter Nineteen - The Evolution of Stars
Chapter Twenty - White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes
Chapter Twenty-one - Binary Star Systems
Chapter Twenty-two - The Milky Way
Chapter Twenty-three - Galaxies
Chapter Twenty-four - Quasars and Other Active Galaxies
Chapter Twenty-five - Galaxy Clusters and the Structure of the Universe
Chapter Twenty-six - Cosmology
Chapter Twenty-seven - Life in the Universe
Appendix One - Mathematical and Physical Constants
Appendix Two - Astronomical Constants
Appendix Three - Conversion Factors
Appendix Four - Orbital Properties of the Planets
Appendix Five - Physical Properties of the Planets
Appendix Six - Properties of the Satellites of the Planets
Appendix Sixteen - Logarithmic Graphs
Appendix Seventeen - Answers to Odd-Numbered Questions
Glossary
Credits
Index

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