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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.

Synopsis:

Interactives, animations, and Connect--an online homework and course management program--enhance the foundation of this resource's well-known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information.

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

6 The Earth

Essay 3 Keeping Time

7 The Moon

8 Survey of the Solar System

9 The Terrestrial Planets

10 The Outer Planets

11 Meteors, Asteroids, and Comets

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

18 Cosmology

Essay 4 Life in the Universe

Answers to "Test Yourself"

Appendix

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780077345099
Author:
Arny, Thomas
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Contributor:
Schneider, Stephen
Author:
Schneider Stephen
Author:
Schneider, Stephen E.
Author:
Arny, Thomas T.
Author:
Arny Thomas
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Astronomy
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
571
Dimensions:
10.70x8.40x.70 in. 2.70 lbs.

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