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Introduction to Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy

This textbook we are using as a guideline for topics to be covered in Astronomy was published in 1910 but is surprisingly up to date on what we understand about the basic concepts of Astronomy. Topics covered includes: Different Kinds of Measurement, The Stars and Their Diurnal Motions, Fixed and Wandering Stars, Celestial Mechanics, The Earth as A Planet, The Measurement of Time, Eclipses, Instruments and Their Use, The Moon, The Sun, The Planets, Comets and Meteors, The Fixed Stars, Astronomy and Nuclear Physics.

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