Foundations of Astrophysics, CourseSmart eTextbook
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Barbara Ryden, Ohio State University
Bradley M. Peterson
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1. Early Astronomy
2. Emergence of Modern Astronomy
3. Orbital Mechanics
4. The Earth-Moon System
5. Interaction of Radiation and Matter
6. Astronomical Detection of Light
7. The Sun
8. Overview of the Solar System
9. Earth and Moon
10. The Planets
11. Small Bodies in the Solar System
12. The Solar System in Perspective
13. Properties of Stars
14. Stellar Atmospheres
15. Stellar Interiors
16. The Interstellar Medium
17. Formation and Evolution of Stars
18. Stellar Remnants
19. Our Galaxy
21. Active Galaxies
22. Clusters and Superclusters
24. History of the Universe
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Both Barbara Ryden and Brad Peterson are respected teachers and researchers at Ohio State University. Peterson serves as Department Chair. Ryden wrote the Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award winner, Introduction to Cosmology, a text for majors published by Addison-Wesley. Peterson wrote a text on Active Galactic Nuclei published by Cambridge University press.
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