Book Title: Astronomy

Authors: Andrew Franknoi, David Morrison, and Sidney C. Wolff

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Astronomy is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of one- or two-semester introductory astronomy courses. The book begins with relevant scientific fundamentals and progresses through an exploration of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and cosmology. The Astronomy textbook builds student understanding through the use of relevant analogies, clear and non-technical explanations, and rich illustrations. Mathematics is included in a flexible manner to meet the needs of individual instructors.

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Andrew Franknoi, David Morrison, and Sidney C. Wolff

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Astronomy
Authors
Andrew Franknoi, David Morrison, and Sidney C. Wolff
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Publication Date
October 13, 2016
Ebook ISBN
978-1-947172-24-1
Print ISBN
978-1-938168-28-4