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Astronomy Today - With CD

Astronomy Today - With CD - 5th edition

Astronomy Today - With CD - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780131445963

ISBN10: 0131445960

Astronomy Today - With CD by Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan and S. McMillan - ISBN 9780131445963
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Astronomy Today - With CD by Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan and S. McMillan - ISBN 9780131445963

ISBN13: 9780131445963

ISBN10: 0131445960

Summary

This straightforward volume presents a broad view of astronomy spanning known facts, evolving ideas, and frontier discoveries. The authors combine qualitative reasoning and analogies with familiar objects and phenomena to awaken readers to the excitement of the universe around them. Incorporates new understanding and emphases in contemporary astronomy, including the latest data on topics ranging from adaptive optics and solar system formation to extrasolar planets and the recent missions to Mars. Top-notch illustration program exploits the full range of the electromagnetic spectrum, including images taken at radio, infrared, ultraviolet, X-ray, or gamma-ray wavelengths, in addition to visible-light photographs. For anyone interested in learning more about astronomy.

Other Editions of Astronomy Today - With CD

Astronomy Today by Eric Chaisson - ISBN 9780132400855
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