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Voyages to the Planets - Text Only - 2nd edition

Voyages to the Planets - Text Only (ISBN10: 0030267935; ISBN13: 9780030267932)
ISBN13: 978-0030267932
ISBN10: 0030267935

Summary: This new shorter text includes about 3/5th of the best selling astronomy textbook, Voyages through the Universe, 2nd edition. It features the chapters on the sky, light and spectra, telescopes, the solar system, the Sun, planets around other stars, and the search for life elsewhere. It is a complete, stand-alone text for those astronomy courses (or readers) interested mostly in our local cosmic neighborhood.
  • Approachable, humorous writing style encourages students to pursue astronomical topics within the text and beyond.
  • Captivating illustrations illuminate classroom discussions, and detailed captions help students understand what the image is really about.
  • Astronomy Basics explains fundamental scientific ideas and processes of astronomy.
  • Seeing for Yourself boxes provide observing exercises requiring little or no equipment.
  • Making Connections boxes connect the enterprise ofastronomy to other disciplines.
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Summary: This new shorter text includes about 3/5th of the best selling astronomy textbook, Voyages through the Universe, 2nd edition. It features the chapters on the sky, light and spectra, telescopes, the solar system, the Sun, planets around other stars, and the search for life elsewhere. It is a complete, stand-alone text for those astronomy courses (or readers) interested mostly in our local cosmic neighborhood.
  • Approachable, humorous writing style encourages students to pursue astronomical topics within the text and beyond.
  • Captivating illustrations illuminate classroom discussions, and detailed captions help students understand what the image is really about.
  • Astronomy Basics explains fundamental scientific ideas and processes of astronomy.
  • Seeing for Yourself boxes provide observing exercises requiring little or no equipment.
  • Making Connections boxes connect the enterprise ofastronomy to other disciplines.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 00
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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