Pathways to Astronomy with Starry Nights Pro CD-ROM (V. 3. 1)

ISBN-10: 0073301736

ISBN-13: 9780073301730

Edition: 2007

Authors: Steven Schneider, Thomas T. Arny

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List price: $113.75
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Tom Arny is an Emeritus professor in the Astronomy Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was associated there with the Five College Astronomy Program(comprising faculty from U-Mass, Amhurst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith Colleges). Dr. Arny received his undergraduate degree from Haverford College and his Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Arizona. In addition to his interest in astronomy, he has a long-standing fascination with the natural world: weather (especially atmospheric optics such as rainbows), birds, wildflowers, and butterflies.Visit Dr. Arny's website at:

The Cosmic Landscape
Our Planetary Neighborhood
Beyond the Solar System
Astronomical Numbers
Foundations of Astronomy
The Night Sky
The Year
The Time of Day
Lunar Cycles
Geometry of the Earth, Sun and Moon
Planets: The Wandering Stars
The Beginnings of Modern Astronomy
Observing the Sky
Probing Matter,Light And Their Interaction
Astronomical Motion: Inertia, Mass, and Force
Force, Acceleration, and Interaction
The Universal Law of Gravity
Measuring a Body's Mass Using Orbital Motion
Orbital and Escape Velocities
Conservation Laws
Light, Matter, and Energy
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Thermal Radiation
Atomic Spectra: Identifying Atoms by Their Light
The Doppler Shift
Detecting Light
Collecting Light
Focusing Light
Telescope Resolution
The Earth's Atmosphere and Space Observatories
Amateur Astonomy
The Solar System
Structure of the Solar
The Origin of the Solar
Other Planetary Systems
The Earth as a Terrestrial Planet
Earth's Atmosphere and Hydrosphere
Our Moon
Comparative Planetology
Jupiter and Saturn
Uranus and Neptune
Satellite Systems and Rings
Ice Worlds, Pluto, and Beyond
Impacts on Earth
Stars And Stellar
The Sun, Our Star
The Sun's Source of Power
Surveying the Stars
Light and
The Compositions and Temperatures of
The Masses of Orbiting Stars
The Sizes of Stars
The H-R
Star Formation
Main-Sequence Stars
Giant Stars
Variable Stars
Mass Loss and Death of Low-Mass Stars
Exploding White Dwarfs
Old Age and Death of Massive
Neutron Stars 68 Black Holes
Star Clusters
Galaxies And The Universe
Discovering the Milky Way
Stars of the Milky Way
Gas and Dust in the Milky Way
Mass and Motions in the Milky Way 74 A Universe of Galaxies
Types of
Galaxy Clustering
Active Galactic Nuclei
Dark Matter
The Edges of the Universe
The Beginnings of the Universe
The Fate of the Universe
The Search for Life Elsewhere
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