Introductory astronomy & astrophysics / Michael Zeilik, Stephen A. Gregory.

Author
Other titles
  • Introductory astronomy and astrophysics
  • Introductory astronomy and astrophysics.
Edition
  • 4th ed.
Published
  • Belmont Drive, CA : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning ©1998
  • Fort Worth : Saunders College Pub. ©1998
Physical description
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 0030062284
  • 9780030062285
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Includes index.
  • Previous ed. : 1992
Contents
  • Preface -- Part P. Prelude -- P1. Orbits in the solar system -- P2. Orbits outside of the solar system -- P3. Special relativity -- P4. Particles and forces -- P5. Stars -- P6. Radiation processes -- P7. Cosmology -- Part I. The solar system -- 1. Celestial mechanics and the solar system -- 2. The solar system in perspective -- 3. The dynamics of the earth -- 4. The earth-moon system -- 5. The terrestrial planets: Mercury, Venus, and Mars -- 6. The Jovian planets and Pluto -- 7. Small bodies and the origin of the solar system -- Part II. The stars -- 8. Electromagnetic radiation and matter -- 9. Telescopes and detectors -- 10. The sun: A model star -- 11. Stars: Distances and magnitudes -- 12. Stars: Binary systems -- 13. Stars: The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram -- Part III. The Milky Way Galaxy -- 14. Our galaxy: A preview -- 15. The interstellar medium and star birth -- 16. The evolution of stars -- 17. Star deaths -- 18. Variable and violent stars -- 19. Galactic rotation: Stellar motions -- 20. The evolution of our galaxy -- Part IV. The universe -- 21. Galaxies beyond the Milky Way -- 22. Hubble's law and the distance scale -- 23. Large-scale structure in the universe -- 24. Active galaxies and quasars -- 25. Cosmology: The big bang and beyond -- 26. The new cosmology -- Comet update -- Appendices: -- 1. The Messier catalog -- 2. Constellations -- 3. Solar system data -- 4. Stellar data -- 5. Atomic elements -- 6. Conversion of units -- 7. Constants and units -- 8. The Greek alphabet -- 9. Mathematical operations -- 10. The celestial sphere -- Glossary -- Index.
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  • Educational tools (form)
  • Illustrated
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Language
  • English

Summary

  • This advanced undergraduate text provides broad coverage of astronomy and astrophyscis with a strong emphasis on physics. It has an algebra and trigonometry prerequisite, but calculus is preferred.

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