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9781265914745

Loose-leaf for Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781265914745

  • ISBN10:

    1265914745

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2023-06-22
  • Publisher: MCG

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Table of Contents

Preview: The Cosmic Landscape
Chapter 1: The Cycles of the Sky
Chapter 2: The Rise of Astronomy
Essay 1: Backyard Astronomy
Chapter 3: Gravity and Motion
Chapter 4: Light and Atoms
Essay 2: Special and General Relativity
Chapter 5: Telescopes
Chapter 6: Earth
Chapter 7: The Moon and Tides
Essay 3: Keeping Time
Chapter 8: The Terrestrial Planets
Chapter 9: The Giant Planets
Chapter 10: Small Bodies Orbiting the Sun
Chapter 11: Planetary Systems
Essay 4: Life in the Universe
Chapter 12: The Sun, Our Star
Chapter 13: Measuring the Properties of Stars
Chapter 14: Stellar Evolution
Chapter 15: Stellar Remnants: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes
Chapter 16: The Milky Way Galaxy
Chapter 17: Galaxies
Chapter 18: Cosmology

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