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Astronomy!

Author: James B Kaler
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : A brief edView all editions and formats
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The book is a completely revised, updated, and shortened version of Kaler's full-length introductory astronomy book, Astronomy!, published in 1994 It is designed specifically for the one-term,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James B Kaler
ISBN: 067398561X 9780673985613 0065000056 9780065000054
OCLC Number: 34912806
Description: xii, 547, 46 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: I. CLASSICAL ASTRONOMY. 1. From Earth to Universe. 2. Earth, Sun, and Sky. 3. The Face of the Sky. 4. Earth, Moon, and Planets. 5. Gravity. 6. Atoms, Light, and Telescopes. II. PLANETARY ASTRONOMY. 7. Home: The Double World. 8. Rocky Worlds. 9. Great Worlds. 10. Outer Worlds. 11. Creation and its Debris. III. STELLAR ASTRONOMY. 12. The Sun. 13. The Stars. 14. Star Formations. 15. The Life and Death of Stars. 16. The Galaxy. IV. GALAXIES AND THE UNIVERSE. 17. Galaxies. 18. The Expansion and Structure of the Universe. 19. The Universe. Appendices: Star Maps. Astronomical Objects. Glossary. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. Index.
Responsibility: James B. Kaler.

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