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Voyages Through the Universe, Volume I - Text Only

Voyages Through the Universe, Volume I - Text Only - 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0030052033

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ISBN13: 978-0030052033
ISBN10: 0030052033
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 1997
International: No

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Voyages Through the Universe, Volume I - Text Only - 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0030052033

Andrew Fraknoi, David Morrison and Sidney Wolff

ISBN13: 978-0030052033
ISBN10: 0030052033
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

Clear, descriptive language, magnificent full-color illustrations, a candid real-world focus, and an integrated conceptual approach make Voyages Through the Universe the ideal introductory paperback text for non-science majors.

Table of Contents

Prologue

1. Observing the Sky: The Birth of Astronomy

2. Orbits and Gravity

3. Earth, Moon, and Sky

4. Radiation and Spectra

5. Astronomical Instruments

6. Other Worlds: An Introduction to the Solar System

7. Earth as a Planet

8. Cratered Worlds: Moon and Mercury

9. Earth-like Planets: Venus and Mars

10. The Giant Planets

11. Rings, Moons, and Pluto

12. Comets and Asteroids: Debris of the Solar System

13. Cosmic Samples and the Origin of the Solar System

Epilogue: Cosmic Evolution and the Search for Life Elsewhere

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