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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co
Publication date April 21, 2010
Binding Paperback
Edition 6 pck pap/
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780321743978
ISBN-10 0321743970
Dimensions 1 by 8.50 by 10.75 in.
Weight 3 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $110.87
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Sixth Edition provides the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science readers. The book provides a wealth of features to help enhance reader skill building, including new Visual Skills Check end-of-chapter questions that provide an opportunity for readers to test their visual interpretation skills, new Cosmic Context Figures that help readers synthesize key concepts and processes, and a new comprehensive visual overview of scale to help readers explore the scale of time and space. The Sixth Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, research, and theoretical developments. 

 

This is the The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Sixth Edition, which includes Chapters 1-13, 24 of the main text.

 

This package contains:

The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Sixth Edition

  • Starry Night Pro 6 Student DVD
  • Sky and Telescope
  • MasteringAstronomy Student Access Code Card

Our Place in the Universe, Discovering the Universe for Yourself, The Science of Astronomy, Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation, Making Sense of the Universe: Understanding Motion, Energy, and Gravity, Light and Matter: Reading Messages from the Cosmos, Telescopes: Portals of Discovery, Our Solar System, Formation of the Solar System, Planetary Geology: Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds, Planetary Atmospheres: Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds, Jovian Planet Systems, Asteroids, Comets, and Dwarf Planets: Their Nature, Orbits, and Impacts, Other Planetary Systems: The New Science of Distant Worlds,

Our Star, Life in the Universe

Inteded for those interested in learning the basics of astronomy



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About: Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Sixth Edition provides the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science readers.

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