Astronomy in Depth

Astronomy in Depth fills the need for a textbook that covers pre-university level Astronomy courses (in the UK, the GCSE syllabuses) and provides numerical examples to help students. It is also written as a serious foundation in Astronomy for amateurs who want to take a more detailed approach than c...

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Main Author: North, Gerald
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Springer London 2003, 2003
Edition:1st ed. 2003
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Spaceship Earth
  • 2 The Language of Starlight
  • 3 The Moon
  • 4 The Universal Force
  • 5 The Inferior Planets
  • 6 The Planet Mars
  • 7 The Planet Jupiter
  • 8 The Planet Saturn
  • 9 The Twilight Zone of the Solar System
  • 10 The Debris of the Solar System
  • 11 The Comets
  • 12 The Sun
  • 13 The Celestial Sphere and Time
  • 14 The Stars
  • 15 Gas, Dust, Stars and Variable Stars
  • 16 Stellar Evolution
  • 17 Brown Dwarfs and Extra-Solar Planets
  • 18 Violent Stars
  • 19 The Galaxies
  • 20 Quasars, Active Galaxies and Cosmology
  • Glossary of Terms