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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He is an associate professor at Turku University and works at Tuorla Observatory. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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Oja has written dozens of non-technical non-fiction books and appeared frequently on the radio to talk about astronomy and space research. Heikki Oja is a Finnish astronomer and associate professor at the University of Helsinki, as well as the former director of the Almanac Office.

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Kartttunen considered a standard text for physical science majors, Fundamental Astronomy is also an excellent reference work for dedicated amateur astronomers. Binary Stars and Stellar Masses. Besides astronomical articles Dr.


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Fundamental Astronomy

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. I highly recommend this book for class use Karttunen has also produced a radio lecture series on astronomy. The contributing authors astronomers and geodesists employ mathematics, especially calculus, extensively throughout the work.

Description Fundamental Astronomy is a well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. Everything is explained clearly and where possible there are helpful diagrams, figures and photos that are there exactly when you need them. Upper-division undergraduates and above; faculty and professionals. For their benefit the dundamental chapter has been extended to give a brief summary of the different types of celestial objects.

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While emphasizing both the astronomical concepts and astroonmy underlying physical principles, the text provides a sound basis for more profound studies in the astronomical sciences. In this new edition they have been further revised to include more recent results. It has been extensively modernized and extended in the fundamenntal dealing with extragalactic astronomy and cosmology.


I feel like it is as good a book as far as the basics of theory and observational astrophysics are concerned.

The Best Books of The long chapter on the solar system has been split into two parts: Looking for beautiful books? The text covers all planetary science, astrophysics, and cosmology. The fundxmental range of expertise gives the book an authority that would be almost impossible for a single-author text 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.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. 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.