Astronomy: A Physical Perspective
- Publication date:August 2003
- 291 b/w illus. 406 colour illus. 13 tables 937 exercises
- Dimensions: 248 x 189 mm
- Weight: 1.693kg
- In stock
This revised and updated comprehensive introduction to astronomical objects and phenomena applies basic physical principles to a variety of situations. Students learn how to relate everyday physics to the astronomical world with the help of useful equations, chapter summaries, worked examples and end-of-chapter problem sets. It will be suitable for undergraduate students taking a first course in astronomy, and assumes a basic knowledge of physics with calculus.