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Astronomy Demystified

Astronomy Demystified by Stan Gibilisco
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Preface

Acknowledgments

PART ONE: THE SKY

Chapter 1: Coordinating the Heavens

Chapter 2: Stars Constellations

Chapter 3: The Sky "Down Under"

Chapter 4: The Moon and the Sun

Test: Part One

PART TWO: THE PLANETS

Chapter 5: Mercury and Venus

Chapter 6: Mars

Chapter 7: The Outer Planets

Chapter 8: An Extraterrestrial Visitor's Analysis of Earth

Test: Part Two

PART THREE: SOLAR SYSTEM DYNAMICS

Chapter 9: Evolution of the Solar System

Chapter 10: Major Moons of the Outer Planets

Chapter 11: Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors

Chapter 12: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Test: Part Three

PART FOUR: BEYOND OUR SOLAR SYSTEM

Chapter 13: Stars and Nebulae

Chapter 14: Extreme Objects in Our Galaxy

Chapter 15: Galaxies and Quasars

Chapter 16: Special and General Relativity

Test: Part Four

PART FIVE: SPACE OBSERVATION AND TRAVEL

Chapter 17: Optics and Telescopes

Chapter 18: Observing the Invisible

Chapter 19: Traveling and Living in Space

Chapter 20: Your Home Observatory

Test: Part Five

Final Exam

Answers to Quiz, Test, and Exam Questions

Suggested Additional Reading and Reference

Index

McGraw-Hill Education; August 2002
575 pages; ISBN 9780071412131
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Title: Astronomy Demystified
Author: Stan Gibilisco
 
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