Astronomy: The Evolving Universe

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9780060473747: Astronomy: The Evolving Universe

Maintaining the rigor and excellence of previous editions, this updated version visits the entire realm of astrophysical research including historical perspective, planets, the solar system, formation of galaxies, interstellar medium, spectra and electromagnetic radiation. New features include ``Improve Your Night Vision'' essays to encourage night sky observing; ``The Unifying View'' which links what has been covered to five core astronomy concepts; student thought questions and a completely redrafted, four-color, computerized art program.

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This highly illustrated textbook for a one-semester introduction to astronomy describes the full range of the astronomical universe and how astronomers think about the cosmos. This ninth edition is more streamlined than earlier editions, presenting only that material needed by students. Each topic is presented in a patient, engaging manner, and includes the lastest astronomical research.

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Zeilik, Michael
Published by Joanna Cotler Books (1985)
ISBN 10: 0060473746 ISBN 13: 9780060473747
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Book Description Joanna Cotler Books, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060473746

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