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Foundations of Astronomy

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ISBN-10: 0534392040

ISBN-13: 9780534392048

Edition: 7th 2003

Authors: Michael A. Seeds

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Mike Seeds teaches astronomy not just by presenting facts, but by building a conceptual framework and then letting the facts fit into that framework.
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List price: $184.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 5/22/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.696
Language: English

Dianne Hales is one of the country's most widely published authors of books & articles on health subjects. Her husband, Robert E. Hales, M.D., is a nationally renowned psychiatrist. He is professor & chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, & the author of more than 125 scientific publications. Together, they are also the co-authors of the definitive, award-winning reference work "Caring for the Mind: The Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health."Michael A. Seeds has been Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Franklin and Marshall (F&M) College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, since 1970. In 1989, he received F&M College's Lindback Award for Distinguished…    

Exploring The Sky
The Scale of the Cosmos
The Sky
The Cycles of the Moon
The Origin of Modern Astronomy
Newton, Einstein, and Gravity
Light and Telescopes
The Stars
Starlight and Atoms
The Sun-Our Star
The Family of Stars
The Interstellar Medium
The Formation of Stars
Stellar Evolution
The Deaths of Stars
Neutron Stars and Black Holes
The Universe
The Milky Way Galaxy
Galaxies
Galaxies with Active Nuclei
Cosmology
The Solar System
The Origin of the Solar System
Planet Earth
The Moon and Mercury: Airless Worlds
Venus and Mars
Jupiter and Saturn
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto
Meteorites, Asteroids, and Comets
Life
Life on Other Worlds
Afterword
Units and Astronomical Data
Observing the Sky
Glossary Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
Index