LSC Explorations Volume 2: Stars & Galaxy (Ch 1-5, 12-17)

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/2/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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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

5 Telescopes

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

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