Buy Fundamental Astronomy on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Fundamental Astronomy (–) is an astronomy textbook by Finnish author Hannu Karttunen of University of Turku; Pekka Kröger and Heikki Oja of. May 1, Fundamental Astronomy 5th Ed H Karttunen, Et Al, (Springer, ) WW Pdf. Version, [version]. Download, Stock, [quota]. Total Files, 1.

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Fundamental Astronomy

Astronomy Stone Age to the mission to the moon, and, in, the Finnish News Writers Association Tietopoelloe Award for his writings and books for children and young people. Oja has written dozens of non-technical non-fiction books and appeared frequently on the radio to talk about astronomy and space research.

Karttunen has published astronomy textbooks and teaching material as well as articles for anthologies and encyclopedias. I highly recommend this book for class use Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Something that I also enjoyed a lot, was the extensive set of tables. Back cover copy Now in its sixth edition this successful undergraduate textbook gives a well-balanced and comprehensive introduction to the topics of classical and modern astronomy.

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The text covers all planetary science, astrophysics, and cosmology. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Solar System Part I. Heikki Oja is a Finnish astronomer and associate professor at the University of Helsinki, as well as the former director of the Almanac Office. In response to the fact that astronomy has evolved enormously over the last few years, only a few chapters of this book have been left unmodified.

You will also find augmented sections on the solar system and extrasolar planets as well as a new chapter on astrobiology. Everything is explained clearly and where possible there are helpful diagrams, figures and photos that are there exactly when you need them.

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While emphasizing both the astronomical concepts and the underlying physical principles, the text provides a sound basis for more profound studies in the astronomical sciences. He has received several awards for his outreach activities.


Binary Stars and Stellar Masses. A new chapter on exoplanets has been added to the end of the book next to the chapter on astrobiology. Upper-division undergraduates and above; faculty and professionals. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x The contributing authors astronomers and geodesists employ mathematics, especially calculus, extensively throughout the work.

For their benefit the introductory chapter has been extended to give a brief summary of the different types of celestial objects. The chapters on galactic and extragalactic astronomy as well as cosmology were extensively modernized in the previous edition. Besides astronomical articles Dr. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will fndamental order arrive? The wide range of expertise gives the book an authority that would be almost fundamemtal for a single-author text There are other aids to the reader: The long chapter on the solar system has been split into two parts: