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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.
Table of Contents
|Preview: The Cosmic Landscape|
|The Cycles of the Sky|
|The Rise of Astronomy|
|Gravity and Motion|
|Light and Atoms|
|Special and General Relativity|
|Survey of the Solar System|
|The Terrestrial Planets|
|The Outer Planets|
|Meteors, Asteroids, and Comets|
|The Sun, Our Star|
|Measuring the Properties of Stars|
|Stellar Remnants: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes|
|The Milky Way Galaxy|
|Life in the Universe|
|Answers to "Test Yourself"|
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