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Arny, Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2017, 8e, Student Edtion

Arny, Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2017, 8e, Student Edtion

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
By Thomas Arny and Stephen Schneider
Copyright: 2017
Publication Date: January 6, 2016
MHID: 0076691977
ISBN 13: 9780076691975

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Arny, Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2017, 8e, Student Edtion

Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy

Preview: The Cosmic Landscape

Chapter 1: Cycles of the Sky

Chapter 2: The Rise of Astronomy

Chapter 3: Gravity and Motion

Chapter 4: Light and Atoms

Chapter 5: Telescopes

Chapter 6: The Earth

Chapter 7: The Moon

Chapter 8: Survey of the Solar System

Chapter 9: The Terrestrial Planets

Chapter 10: The Outer Planets

Chapter 11: Small Bodies Orbiting the Sun

Chapter 12: The Sun, Our Star

Chapter 13: Measuring the Properties of Stars

Chapter 14: Stellar Evolution

Chapter 15: Stellar Remnants: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes

Chapter 16: The Milky Way Galaxy

Chapter 17: Galaxies

Chapter 18: Cosmology

About the Author

Thomas Arny

Tom Arny is an Emeritus professor in the Astronomy Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was associated there with the Five College Astronomy Program(comprising faculty from U-Mass, Amhurst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith Colleges). Dr. Arny received his undergraduate degree from Haverford College and his Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Arizona. In addition to his interest in astronomy, he has a long-standing fascination with the natural world: weather (especially atmospheric optics such as rainbows), birds, wildflowers, and butterflies. Visit Dr. Arny's website at: http://www.astro.umass.edu/~arny/astro100.html

Stephen Schneider