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Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics by Martin V. Zombeck

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astrophysics,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Reference,
  • Science / Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Space astronomy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages780
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7753609M
ISBN 100521782422
ISBN 109780521782425

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This is the third edition of Zombeck's excellent handbook - and it was long overdue. It is an invaluable resource for students and academics in the field of space science and astrophysics. The layout is clean and information is easy to find/5(3). This is the third edition of Zombeck's excellent handbook - and it was long overdue. It is an invaluable resource for students and academics in the field of space science and astrophysics. The layout is clean and information is easy to find. The Department of Astronomy is located within the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, one of the world’s largest astrophysical research institutes. The Center for Astrophysics offers significant undergraduate research opportunities, which students are encouraged to . Astron providing an introduction to galactic and extragalactic astronomy. One additional course in Astronomy, either Astron or any course in Astronomy at the level. OTHER INFORMATION. Together Astronomy 16 and 17 provide a complete introductory survey of astrophysics using single-variable calculus and freshman mechanics.