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

The Best Books of 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. The wide range of expertise gives the book an authority that would be almost impossible for a single-author text The Solar System Part I.

Fundamejtal is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. 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. Table of contents 1. Looking for beautiful books? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Karttunen has also astronojy a radio lecture series on astronomy. Besides astronomical articles Dr. The long chapter on the solar system has been split into two parts: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books fkndamental He has received several awards for his outreach activities.

Karttunen has published astronomy textbooks and teaching material as well as articles for anthologies and encyclopedias. I feel like it is as good a book as far as the basics of theory and observational astrophysics are concerned. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business karrttunen When will my order arrive? For their benefit the introductory chapter has been extended to give a brief summary of the different types of celestial objects. 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.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Description Fundamental Astronomy is a well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. I highly recommend this book for class use By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

You will also find augmented sections on the solar system and extrasolar planets as well as a new chapter on astrobiology.

This is the fifth edition of the successful undergraduate textbook and reference work. The text covers all planetary science, astrophysics, and cosmology. He is an associate professor at Turku University and works at Tuorla Observatory. Long considered a standard text for physical science majors, Fundamental Astronomy is also an excellent reference work for dedicated amateur astronomers. 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.

The chapters on galactic and extragalactic astronomy as well as cosmology were extensively modernized in the previous edition. Binary Stars and Stellar Masses.


There are other aids to the reader: Heikki Oja is a Finnish astronomer and associate professor at the University of Helsinki, as well as the former director of the Almanac Office.

It has been extensively modernized and extended in the parts dealing with extragalactic astronomy and cosmology.

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funsamental The contributing authors astronomers and geodesists employ mathematics, especially calculus, extensively throughout the work. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Photometric Concepts and Magnitudes. Upper-division undergraduates and above; faculty and professionals.

Oja has written dozens of non-technical non-fiction books and appeared frequently on the radio to talk about astronomy and space research. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Something that I also enjoyed a lot, was the extensive set of tables. From reviews of earlier editions: In this new edition they have been further revised to include more recent results. Everything is explained clearly and where possible there are helpful diagrams, figures and photos that are there exactly when you need them.

A new chapter on exoplanets has been added to the end of the book next to the chapter on astrobiology.