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Introductory astronomy exercises

Dale C. Ferguson

Introductory astronomy exercises

by Dale C. Ferguson

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Laboratory manuals.,
  • Astronomy -- Problems, exercises, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDale C. Ferguson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB62.7 .F47 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 315 p. :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2200950M
    ISBN 100534125220
    LC Control Number89022584

    University Lowbrow Astronomers Book List Introductory Book List by Dave Snyder. This section lists astronomy books and magazines suitable for people just starting in astronomy. It is not a complete list of all astronomy texts. Some of these texts contain bibliographies which contain other references. The book is not a light read — it goes deeper into the science than many pop physics books — but Thorne is the perfect person to take readers on this journey: He's a patient and entertaining.

    This is the updated list of astronomy books available for free download or online reading. These books and papers cover all the areas of astrophysics, cosmology, galactic and extragalactic astronomy, solar and stellar physics, celestial mechanics, planetary science, astrobiology, as well as some popular works. Title: Book Review—Introductory Astronomy Exercises, 2nd Edition by Dale C. Ferguson: Authors: Marché, Jordan D., II: Publication: Astronomy Education Review, vol.

    Introductory Astronomy. Fall Quiz # 8. Name_____ 1. The huge impact of an object that produced the circular Caloris Basin and its ring of mountains on Mercury also produced A) a very localized region of magnetic field, the only magnetic field possessed by Mercury. B) melting of permafrost causing massive floods that produced deep valleys. Introductory Astronomy: Old Test Questions. Tests from fall , astronomy Test 1 (PDF) Test 2 (PDF) Test 3 LG list (PDF) (for grand tour section only - recall that tests are cumulative.) Test 3 (PDF) Test 4 review questions and tidbits (PDF).


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