ISBN-10:
0387895604
ISBN-13:
9780387895604
Pub. Date:
03/26/2009
Publisher:
Springer New York
Measure Solar System Objects and Their Movements for Yourself! / Edition 1

Measure Solar System Objects and Their Movements for Yourself! / Edition 1

by John D. Clark

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387895604
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 03/26/2009
Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

John Clark holds a Bachelor of Science, first class honors, in Physics, from London University, England, and a Ph. D. in Physics from Warwick University, England. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, and spent two years as a post-doctoral researcher at Case Western Reserve University in the USA. Currently he is Managing Director of Fine R and D Limited. He has been an active amateur astronomer for many years.

Table of Contents

How Do We Know That Venus Orbits The Sun?.- How Big is the Earth?.- How Far Away and How Big is the Moon?.- Jupiter's Moons: Where You Can Watch Gravity Do Its Thing.- Sunrise, Sunset.- Getting Further from the Sun: How do you Ride an Epicycle?.- Size Matters.

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