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Solution Manual for 21st Century Astronomy 6th Edition by Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal, ISBN: 9780393691245

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Solution Manual for 21st Century Astronomy 6th Edition by Laura Kay

Solution Manual for 21st Century Astronomy 6th Edition by Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal, ISBN: 9780393691245

We learn best by doing.

Informed by astronomy education research, the Sixth Edition reflects an emphasis on learning by doing. This emphasis is reinforced through thoughtful pedagogy and an innovative teaching and learning package. Students get to interact with astronomy while instructors receive the resources they need to incorporate active learning into the classroom.

Table of Content

Part I: Introduction to Astronomy

Chapter 1: Thinking Like an Astronomer

Chapter 2: Patters in the Sky—Motions of the Earth and the Moon

Chapter 3: Motion of Astronomical Bodies

Chapter 4: Gravity and Orbits

Chapter 5: Light

Chapter 6: The Tools of the Astronomer

Part II: The Solar System

Chapter 7: The Formation of Planetary Systems

Chapter 8: The Terrestrial Planets and Earth’s Moon

Chapter 9: Atmospheres of the Terrestrial Planets

Chapter 10: Worlds of Gas and Liquid—The Giant Planets

Chapter 11: Planetary Moons and Rings

Chapter 12: Dwarf Planets and Small Solar System Bodies

Part III: Stars and Stellar Evolution

Chapter 13: Taking the Measure of Stars

Chapter 14: Our Star—The Sun

Chapter 15: The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation

Chapter 16: Evolution of Low-Mass Stars

Chapter 17: Evolution of High-Mass Stars

Chapter 18: Relativity and Black Holes

Part IV: Galaxies, the Universe, and Cosmology

Chapter 19: Galaxies

Chapter 20: The Milky Way-A Normal Spiral Galaxy

Chapter 21: The Expanding Universe

Chapter 22: Cosmology

Chapter 23: Large-Scale Structure in the Universe

Chapter 24: Life