9780131446908

Astronomy Today Observation, Research, and Skychart III Projects

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131446908

  • ISBN 10:

    0131446908

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This booklet provides over 70 Research and Observation Projects and over 100 SkyChart III Student Version Projects to accompany Chaisson/McMillan's Astronomy Today, 5th Edition. SkyChart III Student Version accurately simulates and displays the sky as it appears in the present, as well as hundreds of thousands of years in the past or future. The sky can be viewed from any place on Earth, or from almost any object in the solar system or beyond. The program includes a fully customizable database of over 400,000 objects based on the state-of-the-art Hipparcos and Tycho-2 catalogs, showing all stars to about magnitude 10. For up-to-date developments in Astronomy and extra help in preparing for exams, visit the Chaisson/McMillan Astronomy Today, 5th Edition Companion Web Site.

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