This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 12/20/2010.
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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
Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy, 6e
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
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