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    DescriptionFascinating and engaging, "The Solar System, 7e", illustrates the scientific method and guides students to answer these fundamental questions: What are we? How do we know?


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    Title
    The Solar System
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael A. Seeds
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 228 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 1,120 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781439050361
    ISBN 10: 1439050368
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.6
    BIC subject category V2: PGS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PG
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 710
    DC22: 523.2
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26480
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    Abridged Dewey: 520
    LC classification: QB
    BISAC V2.8: SCI004510, SCI004000
    B&T Approval Code: A52010200
    Thema V1.0: PGS
    Edition
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables, maps, figures
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    BROOKS/COLE
    Publication date
    31 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    CA
    Review quote
    Part I: EXPLORING THE SKY. 1. Here and Now 2. The Sky. 3. Cycles of the Moon. 4. The Origin of Modern Astronomy. 5. Gravity. 6. Light and Telescopes. Part II: THE STARS. 7. Atoms and Starlight. 8. The Sun. Perspective: Origins Part IV: THE SOLAR SYSTEM. 19. The Origin of the Solar System. 20. Earth: The Standard of Comparative Planetology. 21. The Moon and Mercury: Comparing Airless Worlds. 22. Comparative Planetology of Venus and Mars. 23. Comparative Planetology of Jupiter and Saturn. 24. Uranus, Neptune, and the Dwarf Planets. 25. Meteorites, Asteroids, and Comets. Part V: LIFE. 26. Astrobiology: Life on Other Worlds. Afterword. Appendix A: Units and Astronomical Data. Appendix B: Observing the Sky. Glossary. Answers to Even-Numbered Problems. Index.
    Table of contents
    Part I: EXPLORING THE SKY. 1. Here and Now 2. The Sky. 3. Cycles of the Moon. 4. The Origin of Modern Astronomy. 5. Gravity. 6. Light and Telescopes. Part II: THE STARS. 7. Atoms and Starlight. 8. The Sun. Perspective: Origins Part IV: THE SOLAR SYSTEM. 19. The Origin of the Solar System. 20. Earth: The Standard of Comparative Planetology. 21. The Moon and Mercury: Comparing Airless Worlds. 22. Comparative Planetology of Venus and Mars. 23. Comparative Planetology of Jupiter and Saturn. 24. Uranus, Neptune, and the Dwarf Planets. 25. Meteorites, Asteroids, and Comets. Part V: LIFE. 26. Astrobiology: Life on Other Worlds. Afterword. Appendix A: Units and Astronomical Data. Appendix B: Observing the Sky. Glossary. Answers to Even-Numbered Problems. Index.