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Astronomy Foundations of Astronomy by Michael A. Seeds

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  1. Jan 19, 2013 #1

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    Chapter 1: Here and Now
    1.1: Where Are You?
    1.2: When Is Now?
    1.3: Why Study Astronomy?
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    Review Question (8)
    Review Exercise (14)
    Problem (10)
    General Problem (4)
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    Chapter 2: A User's Guide to the Sky
    2.1: The Stars
    2.2: The Sky And Celestial Motion
    2.3: The Cycles of the Sun
    2.4: Astronomical Influences on Earth's Climate
    Learning to Look (1)
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    Review Question (12)
    Review Exercise (24)
    Problem (9)
    General Problem (6)
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    Chapter 3: Cycles of the Moon
    3.1: The Changeable Moon
    3.2: Lunar Eclipses
    3.3: Solar Eclipses
    3.4: Predicting Eclipses
    Learning to Look
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    Review Question (10)
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    Problem (11)
    General Problem (4)
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    Chapter 4: The Origin of Modern Astronomy
    4.1: The Roots of Astronomy
    4.2: The Copernican Revolution
    4.3: Planetary Motion
    4.4: Galileo Galilei
    4.5: Modern Astronomy
    Learning to Look
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    General Problem (5)
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    Chapter 5: Gravity
    5.1: Galileo and Newton
    5.2: Orbital Motion and Tides
    5.3: Einstein and Relativity
    Learning to Look
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    Chapter 6: Light and Telescopes
    6.1: Radiation: Information From Space
    6.2: Telescopes
    6.3: Observatories on Earth: Optical and Radio
    6.4: Airborne and Space Observatories
    6.5: Astronomical Instruments and Techniques
    6.6: Nonelectromagnetic Astronomy
    Learning to Look
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    Chapter 7: Atoms and Spectra
    7.1: Atoms
    7.2: Interactions of Light and Matter
    7.3: Understanding Spectra
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    Chapter 8: The Sun
    8.1: The Solar Atmosphere
    8.2: Solar Activity
    8.3: Nuclear Fusion in the Sun
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    Chapter 9: The Family of Stars
    9.1: Star Distances
    9.2: Apparent Brightness, Intrinsic Brightness, and Luminosity
    9.3: Stellar Spectra
    9.4: Star Sizes
    9.5: Star Masses�Binary Stars
    9.6: A Census of the Stars
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    Problem (12)
    General Problem (5)
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    Chapter 10: The Interstellar Medium
    10.1: Studying the Interstellar Medium
    10.2: Components of the Interstellar Medium
    10.3: The Gas-Stars-Gas Cycle
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    Chapter 11: The Formation and Structure of Stars
    11.1: Making Stars From the Interstellar Medium
    11.2: The Orion Nebula: Evidence of Star Formation
    11.3: Young Stellar Objects and Protostellar Disks
    11.4: Stellar Structure
    11.5: The Source of Stellar Energy
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    Chapter 12: Stellar Evolution
    12.1: Main-Sequence Stars
    12.2: Post-Main-Sequence Evolution
    12.3: Star Clusters: Evidence of Evolution
    12.4: Variable Stars: Evidence of Evolution
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    Chapter 13: The Deaths of Stars
    13.1: Lower-Main-Sequence Stars
    13.2: The Evolution of Binary Stars
    13.3: The Deaths of Massive Stars
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    Problem (9)
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    Chapter 14: Neutron Stars and Black Holes
    14.1: Neutron Stars
    14.2: Black Holes
    14.3: Compact Objects With Disks and Jets
    Learning to Look
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    Problem (9)
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    Chapter 15: The Milky Way Galaxy
    15.1: Discovery of the Galaxy
    15.2: Structure of the Galaxy
    15.3: Spiral Arms and Star Formation
    15.4: The Nucleus of the Galaxy
    15.5: Origin and History of the Milky Way Galaxy
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    Chapter 16: Galaxies
    16.1: The Family of Galaxies
    16.2: Measuring the Properties of Galaxies
    16.3: The Evolution of Galaxies
    Learning to Look
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    Chapter 17: Active Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes
    17.1: Active Galactic Nuclei
    17.2: Supermassive Black Holes
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    Chapter 18: Modern Cosmology
    18.1: Introduction to the Universe
    18.2: The Big Bang Theory
    18.3: Space and Time; Matter and Energy
    18.4: Twenty-First-Century Cosmology
    Learning to Look
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    Chapter 19: The Origin of the Solar System
    19.1: The Great Chain of Origins
    19.2: A Survey of the Solar System
    19.3: The Story of Planet Building
    19.4: Planets Orbiting Other Stars
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    Chapter 20: Earth: The Standard of Comparative Planetology
    20.1: A Travel Guide to the Terrestrial Planets
    20.2: Earth as a Planet
    20.3: The Solid Earth
    20.4: Earth's Atmosphere
    Learning to Look
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    General Problem (4)
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    Chapter 21: The Moon and Mercury: Comparing Airless Worlds
    21.1: The Moon
    21.2: Mercury
    Learning to Look
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    Problem (10)
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    Chapter 22: Venus and Mars
    22.1: Venus
    22.2: Mars
    22.3: The Moons of Mars
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    Chapter 23: Jupiter and Saturn
    23.1: A Travel Guide to the Outer Solar System
    23.2: Jupiter
    23.3: Jupiter's Moons and Rings
    23.4: Saturn
    23.5: Saturn's Moons and Rings
    Learning to Look
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    Chapter 24: Uranus, Neptune, and the Kuiper Belt
    24.1: Uranus
    24.2: Neptune
    24.3: The Kuiper Belt
    Learning to Look
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    Problem (10)
    General Problem (3)
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    Chapter 25: Meteorites, Asteroids, and Comets
    25.1: Meteoroids, Meteors, and Meteorites
    25.2: Asteroids
    25.3: Comets
    25.4: Asteroid and Comet Impacts
    Learning to Look
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    Chapter 26: Astrobiology: Life on Other Worlds
    26.1: The Nature of Life
    26.2: Life in the Universe
    26.3: Intelligent Life in the Universe
    Learning to Look
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    Problem (8)
    General Problem (3)
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