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. Results 1 – 24 of 24 Fundamental Astronomy by Karttunen H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Astronomy Stone Asstronomy 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.

The Best Books of Something that I also enjoyed a lot, was the extensive set of tables. Table of contents 1. Heikki Oja is a Finnish astronomer and associate professor at the University of Helsinki, as well as the former director of the Almanac Office. Adtronomy has also produced a radio lecture series on astronomy.

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The long chapter on the solar system has been split into two parts: Book ratings by Goodreads. Binary Stars and Stellar Masses. Photometric Concepts and Magnitudes. A new chapter on exoplanets has been added to the end of the book next to the chapter on astrobiology. From reviews of earlier editions: He has received several awards for his outreach activities.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I funddamental like it is as good a book as far as the basics of theory and observational astrophysics are concerned.


You will also find augmented sections on the solar system and extrasolar planets as well as a new chapter on astrobiology. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Long considered a standard text for physical science majors, Fundamental Astronomy is also an excellent reference work for dedicated amateur astronomers.

The text covers all planetary science, astrophysics, and cosmology. In this new edition they have been further revised to include more recent results. He is an associate professor at Turku University and works at Tuorla Zstronomy.

The wide range of expertise gives the book an authority that would be almost impossible for a single-author text The Solar System Part I. Description Fundamental Astronomy is a well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. Back cover copy Now in its sixth astronnomy this successful undergraduate fundanental gives a well-balanced and comprehensive introduction to the topics of classical and modern astronomy.

Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? I highly recommend this book for class use We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The chapters on galactic fkndamental extragalactic astronomy as well as cosmology were extensively modernized in the previous edition.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x There are other aids to the reader: The contributing authors astronomers and geodesists employ mathematics, especially calculus, extensively throughout the work.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. For their benefit the fundamentwl chapter has been extended to give a brief summary of the different types of celestial objects. This is the fifth edition of the successful undergraduate textbook and reference work.


Fundamental Astronomy

Oja has written dozens of non-technical non-fiction books and appeared frequently on the radio to talk about fundamenyal and space research. Everything is explained clearly and where possible there are helpful diagrams, figures and photos that are there exactly when you need them.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery astronmoy. While emphasizing both the astronomical concepts and the underlying physical principles, the text provides a sound basis for more profound studies in the astronomical sciences. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Besides astronomical articles Dr. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. It has been extensively modernized and extended in the parts dealing with extragalactic astronomy and cosmology.

Karttunen has published astronomy textbooks and teaching material as well as articles for anthologies and encyclopedias. Upper-division undergraduates and above; faculty and professionals.

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. Looking for beautiful books?