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By Eric Chaisson,Steve McMillan

With Astronomy this day, 8th Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan converse their pleasure approximately astronomy, offering present and thorough technology with insightful pedagogy. The textual content emphasizes severe pondering and visualization, and it makes a speciality of the method of medical discovery, educating scholars “how we all know what we know.”  

 

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  • Astronomy at the present time, quantity 1: The sun System, Eighth Edition—Focuses totally on planetary insurance for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1–16, 28.
  • Astronomy at the present time, quantity 2: Stars and Galaxies, Eighth Edition—Focuses totally on stars and stellar evolution for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1–5 and 16–28.

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