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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Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? This is the fifth edition of the successful undergraduate textbook and reference work.

Karttunen has published astronomy textbooks and teaching material as well as articles for anthologies and encyclopedias. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x 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.

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Fundamental Astronomy

A new chapter on exoplanets has been added to the end of the book next to the chapter on astrobiology. While emphasizing both the astronomical qstronomy and the underlying physical principles, the text provides a sound basis for more profound studies in the astronomical sciences. Photometric Concepts and Magnitudes. There are other aids to the reader: In this new edition they have been further revised to include more recent results.


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

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. He has received several awards for his outreach activities. For their benefit the introductory chapter has been extended to give a brief summary of the different types of celestial objects.

Table of contents 1. Karttunen has also produced astronomg radio lecture series on astronomy. 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. Upper-division undergraduates and above; faculty and professionals. Description Fundamental Astronomy is a well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. Besides astronomical articles Dr.

The long chapter on the solar system has been split into two parts: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. He is an associate professor at Turku University and works at Tuorla Observatory. The wide range of expertise gives the book an authority that would be almost impossible for a single-author text From reviews of earlier editions: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Oja has written dozens of non-technical non-fiction books and appeared frequently on the radio to talk about astronomy and space research. You will also find augmented sections on the solar system and extrasolar planets as well as a new chapter on astrobiology. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The contributing authors astronomers and geodesists employ mathematics, especially calculus, extensively throughout the work.


Everything is explained clearly and where possible there are helpful diagrams, figures and photos that are there exactly when you need them. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Book ratings by Goodreads. The text covers all planetary science, astrophysics, and cosmology. Looking for beautiful books? Long considered a standard text for physical science majors, Fundamental Astronomy is also an excellent reference work for dedicated amateur astronomers.

The Solar System Part I. The Best Books of I highly recommend this book for class use I feel like it is as good a book as far as the basics of theory and observational astrophysics are concerned. Something that I also enjoyed a lot, was the extensive set of tables. Heikki Oja is a Finnish astronomer and associate professor at the University of Karttunenn, as well as the former director of the Almanac Office.

The chapters on galactic and extragalactic astronomy as well as cosmology were extensively modernized in the previous edition. By using our website you karrtunen to our use of cookies.