Astro 4LTR 1st edition

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Michael A. Seeds and Dana Backman
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: The Scale of the Cosmos: From Solar System to Galaxy to Universe
    • 1: Active Figures
    • 1: Problems (14)
    • 1: Review Exercises
    • 1: Ranking Task Exercises (2)
    • 1: Review Questions (24)

  • Chapter 2: User's Guide to the Sky: Patterns and Cycles
    • 2: Active Figures (8)
    • 2: Problems (22)
    • 2: Review Exercises
    • 2: Ranking Task Exercises (2)
    • 2: Review Questions (60)

  • Chapter 3: The Origin of Modern Astronomy
    • 3: Active Figures (6)
    • 3: Problems (11)
    • 3: Review Exercises
    • 3: Ranking Task Exercises (1)
    • 3: Review Questions (53)

  • Chapter 4: Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments: Extending Humanity's Vision
    • 4: Active Figures (1)
    • 4: Problems (5)
    • 4: Review Exercises
    • 4: Ranking Task Exercises (2)
    • 4: Review Questions (40)

  • Chapter 5: Sun Light and Sun Atoms
    • 5: Active Figures (3)
    • 5: Problems (6)
    • 5: Review Exercises
    • 5: Ranking Task Exercises (2)
    • 5: Review Questions (55)

  • Chapter 6: The Family of Stars
    • 6: Active Figures (2)
    • 6: Problems (8)
    • 6: Review Exercises
    • 6: Ranking Task Exercises (5)
    • 6: Review Questions (39)

  • Chapter 7: The Structure and Formation of Stars
    • 7: Active Figures (5)
    • 7: Problems (5)
    • 7: Review Exercises
    • 7: Ranking Task Exercises
    • 7: Review Questions (57)

  • Chapter 8: The Deaths of Stars
    • 8: Active Figures (7)
    • 8: Problems (7)
    • 8: Review Exercises
    • 8: Ranking Task Exercises (6)
    • 8: Review Questions (87)

  • Chapter 9: The Milky Way Galaxy
    • 9: Active Figures (2)
    • 9: Problems (4)
    • 9: Review Exercises
    • 9: Ranking Task Exercises (2)
    • 9: Review Questions (37)

  • Chapter 10: Galaxies
    • 10: Active Figures (2)
    • 10: Problems (5)
    • 10: Review Exercises
    • 10: Ranking Task Exercises (4)
    • 10: Review Questions (62)

  • Chapter 11: Cosmology in the 21st Century
    • 11: Active Figures (4)
    • 11: Problems (3)
    • 11: Review Exercises
    • 11: Ranking Task Exercises (2)
    • 11: Review Questions (36)

  • Chapter 12: The Origin of the Solar System
    • 12: Active Figures (2)
    • 12: Problems (4)
    • 12: Review Exercises
    • 12: Ranking Task Exercises (3)
    • 12: Review Questions (42)

  • Chapter 13: Comparative Planetology of the Terrestrial Planets
    • 13: Active Figures (3)
    • 13: Problems (7)
    • 13: Review Exercises
    • 13: Ranking Task Exercises (6)
    • 13: Review Questions (96)

  • Chapter 14: Comparative Planetology of the Jovian Planets
    • 14: Active Figures (5)
    • 14: Problems (7)
    • 14: Review Exercises
    • 14: Ranking Task Exercises (4)
    • 14: Review Questions (68)

  • Chapter 15: Life on Other Worlds
    • 15: Active Figures (3)
    • 15: Problems (4)
    • 15: Review Exercises
    • 15: Ranking Task Exercises (2)
    • 15: Review Questions (40)

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Chapter 1: The Scale of the Cosmos: From Solar System to Galaxy to Universe
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Chapter 2: User's Guide to the Sky: Patterns and Cycles
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Chapter 3: The Origin of Modern Astronomy
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Chapter 4: Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments: Extending Humanity's Vision
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Chapter 5: Sun Light and Sun Atoms
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Chapter 6: The Family of Stars
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Chapter 7: The Structure and Formation of Stars
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Chapter 8: The Deaths of Stars
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Chapter 9: The Milky Way Galaxy
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Chapter 10: Galaxies
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Chapter 11: Cosmology in the 21st Century
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Chapter 12: The Origin of the Solar System
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Chapter 13: Comparative Planetology of the Terrestrial Planets
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Chapter 14: Comparative Planetology of the Jovian Planets
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Chapter 15: Life on Other Worlds
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