Publication Date: December 27, 2009 | ISBN-10: 0321620909 ISBN-13 :978-0321620903 Edition: 6
Sixth edition based on effective teaching method has a long tradition and comprehensive coverage universe perspective, non-science students to provide the most attractive and up-to-date Introduction to Astronomy. Text to provide a rich set of features to help improve students’ skills development, including a new visual skills, check the end of this chapter, provided an opportunity for students to test their visual interpretation skills, new cosmic background to help key concepts and processes of students synthesized a new comprehensive visualization overview of scale to help students explore the temporal and spatial scales. The sixth edition has been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, research and development of the theory. Support of the text is the coach of the most powerful packaging auxiliary equipment, and MasteringAstronomy ™, the market-leading online tutorial and homework system, has been updated and contains a lot of new content, more effectively help students learn outside the classroom and review.
Two volumes of this text are also available:
The point of view of the universe: the solar system, Sixth Edition (includes 24 chapters 1-13)
Perspective of the universe: stars, galaxies and cosmology, Sixth Edition (includes Chapters 1-6, S2-S414-24)