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Astronomy Journey to the Cosmic Frontier

ISBN-10: 0073347213

ISBN-13: 9780073347219

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: John D. Fix

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Book details

List price: $136.25
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 9/14/2007
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 768
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

Astronomy: Journey to the Cosmic Frontier, 5e
Foreword
Preface Guided Tour
The Journey Begins
Journey's Start
Patterns in the Sky
Ancient Astronomy
Renaissance Astronomy
Gravity and Motion
Light and Telescopes
Journey Through the Solar System
Overview of the Solar System
The Earth
The Moon
Mercury and Venus
Mars
Jupiter and Saturn
The Outer Planets
Satellites
Solar System Debris
Journey to the Stars
Basic Properties of Stars
The Sun
The Formation of Stars and Planets
The Evolution of Stars
White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes
Binary Star Systems
Journey to the Cosmic Frontier
The Milky Way
Galaxies
Quasars and Other Active Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters and the Structure of the Universe
Cosmology
Journey in Search of Life
Life in the Universe
Appendixes
Glossary
References
Credits
Index
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