Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy / Edition 3

Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy / Edition 3

by Thomas Arny
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072465700

ISBN-13: 9780072465709

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Arny: Explorations-An Introduction to Astronomy, 3rd edition Updated, 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: 6 NEW Interactives, PowerWeb (web-based…  See more details below

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Arny: Explorations-An Introduction to Astronomy, 3rd edition Updated, 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: 6 NEW Interactives, PowerWeb (web-based research and interactive quizzing - very current); Online Learning Center (that allows instructors to take their course to the web if they choose); and a CD-ROM that offers new and different text material/animations/links to even further enhance student comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072465709
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
586

Table of Contents

The Cosmic Landscape1 History of Astronomy 2 Gravity and Motion 3 Light and Atoms 4 Telescopes 5 The Earth 6 The Moon 7 Survey of the Solar System 8 The Terrestrial Planets 9 The Outer Planets 10 Meteors, Asteroids, and Comets 11 The Sun, Our Star 12 Measuring the Properties of Stars 13 Stellar Evolution 14 Stellar Remnants: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes 15 The Milky Way Galaxy 16 Galaxies 17 Cosmology Appendix

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