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Explorations An Introduction to Astronomy

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ISBN-10: 0073512222

ISBN-13: 9780073512228

Edition: 7th 2014

Authors: Thomas T. Arny, Stephen E. Schneider

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The seventh edition ofExplorations: An Introduction to Astronomystrives to share with students a sense of wonder about the universe and the dynamic, ever-changing science of astronomy. Written for students of various educational backgrounds,Explorationsemphasizes current information, a visually exciting art package, accessible writing, and accuracy. The new edition also features the most complete technology support package offered with any astronomy text.
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Book details

List price: $147.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 3/16/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.970
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:http://www.astro.umass.edu/~arny/astro100.html