The Resource Introductory astronomy & astrophysics, Michael Zeilik, Stephen A. Gregory

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

Label
Introductory astronomy & astrophysics
Title
Introductory astronomy & astrophysics
Statement of responsibility
Michael Zeilik, Stephen A. Gregory
Title variation
Introductory astronomy and astrophysics
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Zeilik, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB45
LC item number
.Z43 1998
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gregory, Stephen A
Series statement
Saunders golden sunburst series.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomie
  • Astrophysique
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Astrofysica
  • Astronomia
  • Astrofisica
  • Astrophysik
  • Astronomie
Label
Introductory astronomy & astrophysics, Michael Zeilik, Stephen A. Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 volume (various pagings)
Isbn
9780030062285
Lccn
97069268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38157539
  • (OCoLC)ocm38157539
Label
Introductory astronomy & astrophysics, Michael Zeilik, Stephen A. Gregory
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 volume (various pagings)
Isbn
9780030062285
Lccn
97069268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38157539
  • (OCoLC)ocm38157539

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