Astronomy : Journey to the Cosmic Frontier -- Galaxies (VOLUME 2) and Starry Nights 3. 1 CD-ROM (Ch. 1-6; 17-27)

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-02-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Table of Contents

Chapter One - Journey's Start

Chapter Two - Patterns in the Sky

Chapter Three - Ancient Astronomy

Chapter Four - Renaissance Astronomy

Chapter Five - Gravity and Motion

Chapter Six - Light and Telescopes

Chapter Seven - Processes at Work in the Solar System

Chapter Eight - The Earth

Chapter Nine - The Moon

Chapter Ten - Mercury and Venus

Chapter Eleven - Mars

Chapter Twelve - Jupiter and Saturn

Chapter Thirteen - The Outer Planets

Chapter Fourteen - Satellites

Chapter Fifteen - Solar System Debris

Chapter Sixteen - Basic Properties of Stars

Chapter Seventeen - The Sun

Chapter Eighteen - The Formation of Stars and Planets

Chapter Nineteen - The Evolution of Stars

Chapter Twenty - White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes

Chapter Twenty-one - Binary Star Systems

Chapter Twenty-two - The Milky Way

Chapter Twenty-three - Galaxies

Chapter Twenty-four - Quasars and Other Active Galaxies

Chapter Twenty-five - Galaxy Clusters and the Structure of the Universe

Chapter Twenty-six - Cosmology

Chapter Twenty-seven - Life in the Universe

Appendix One - Mathematical and Physical Constants

Appendix Two - Astronomical Constants

Appendix Three - Conversion Factors

Appendix Four - Orbital Properties of the Planets

Appendix Five - Physical Properties of the Planets

Appendix Six - Properties of the Satellites of the Planets

Appendix Sixteen - Logarithmic Graphs

Appendix Seventeen - Answers to Odd-Numbered Questions




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