Exploration: An Introduction to Astronomy / Edition 6

Exploration: An Introduction to Astronomy / Edition 6

by Thomas Arny, Stephen Schneider
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0077395298

ISBN-13: 9780077395292

Pub. Date: 11/02/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Arny: Explorations-An Introduction to Astronomy, 6th edition, is built on the foundation of its well known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information. This new edition continues to offer the most complete technology/new media support package available. That technology/new media package includes: Interactives, Animations, and

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Arny: Explorations-An Introduction to Astronomy, 6th edition, is built on the foundation of its well known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information. This new edition continues to offer the most complete technology/new media support package available. That technology/new media package includes: Interactives, Animations, and introducing Connect - online homework and course management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077395292
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/02/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Sales rank:
890,846
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy, 6e Preface Preview: The Cosmic Landscape 1 The Cycles of the Sky 2 The Rise of Astronomy Essay 1 Backyard Astronomy 3 Gravity and Motion 4 Light and Atoms Essay 2 Special and General Relativity 5 Telescopes 12 The Sun, Our Star 13 Measuring the Properties of Stars 14 Stellar Evolution 15 Stellar Remnants: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes 16 The Milky Way Galaxy 17 Galaxies

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