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the cosmos at arge being overwhelming Astronomy Today will be a very rewarding read for those willing to put the time into it We used this book for homeschooling this year the kids really Alien Conquest learned aot from the text and it was easy to teach from I would recommend it to anyone teaching your high school children Astronomy The product is knowledgeable but doesn t explain much than any other resource including my professor An adeuate book but not anything worth raving about I ove it for all the topics that is about I ove it for all the topics that is In This Textbook And "in this textbook and helped me tremendously in broadening my knowledge in astronomy But the one thing as for a person Rising Above The Influence: A True Story about Alcohol, Drugs, and Recovery like me who is new to astronomy find it hard to understand some of the information that is being written I had to google it to figure it out in a simpler form Which I find it frustrating but other than that it delivers with great pictures and the appropiate information to add onto someone s knowledge of astronomy Do I recommend this for beginners Well it depends But definitely add it to your collection of astronomy book. Ok with over 872 readers online here.. To the authors for a very readable and useful text I would recommend this book for anyone who wants toearn about astronomy but never had the opportunity The only material that I thought might be improved was the section covering the H R diagrams of star evolution it would help to have a simple diagram of a typical star as it progresses through the main seuence and beyond gaining or Conjure In African American Society losing mass theuminosity and temperature portions of the process are well described but it s
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I purchased this text for our daughter who is taking an introductory astronomy class I never had the chance to take such a class myself but always had an interest in astronomy so I started reading some of the chapters To my great satisfaction it was actually very well written concise and seemed to be up to date on the some of the interesting and current issues in astronomy "dark matterenergy inflationary universes black holes etc It has an excellent explanation of black body radiation and how the emission "matterenergy inflationary universes black holes etc It has an excellent explanation of black body radiation and how the emission of a celestial object gives can disclose both its temperature and much about its composition It also takes care to show exactly what portion of the ight specturm is used to generate each image of which there are many beautiful ones included which really helps understand why optical telescopes can t solve all the scientific mysteries the center of the Milky Way can t even be seen in the visual spectrum due to dust It also used a minimal amount of math which takes away nothng from the points made As a parent tired of forking over hundreds of dollars for textbooks that unnecessarily change edition every year how is that possible I ask I did not mind paying for this oneKudos. Amazing PDF, Astronomy Today By Eric.