- Chapter 1: Here And Now
- Chapter 10: The Interstellar Medium
- Chapter 11: The Formation And Structure Of Stars
- Chapter 12: Stellar Evolution
- Chapter 13: The Deaths Of Stars
- Chapter 14: Neutron Stars And Black Holes
- Chapter 15: The Milky Way Galaxy
- Chapter 16: Galaxies
- Chapter 17: Active Galaxies And Super Mass Black Holes
- Chapter 18: Modern Cosmology
- Chapter 19: The Origin Of The Solar System
- Chapter 2: The Sky
- Chapter 20: Earth: The Standard Of Comparative Planetology
- Chapter 21: The Moon And Mercury: Comparing Airless Worlds
- Chapter 22: Comparative Planetology Of Venus And Mars
- Chapter 23: Comparative Planetology Of Jupiter And Saturn
- Chapter 24: Uranus, Neptune, And The Dwarf Planets
- Chapter 25: Meteorites, Asteroids, And Comets
- Chapter 26: Astrobiology: Life On Other Worlds
- Chapter 3: Cycles Of The Moon
- Chapter 4: The Origin Of Modern Astronomy
- Chapter 5: Gravity
- Chapter 6: Light And Telescopes
- Chapter 7: Atoms And Starlight
- Chapter 8: The Sun
- Chapter 9: The Family Of Stars
Foundations of Astronomy 11th Edition - Solutions by Chapter
Full solutions for Foundations of Astronomy | 11th Edition
The property of a lens whereby light of different colors is focused at different places.
In addition to the tasks performed by conventional radar, this new generation of weather radar can detect motion directly and hence greatly improve tornado and severe storm warnings.
The yearly path of the Sun plotted against the background of stars.
The slope of a stream; generally measured in feet per mile.
A local wind blowing from land toward the water during the night in coastal areas.
The northern portion of Pangaea consisting of North America and Eurasia.
The total amount of energy released during an earthquake.
The proposed supercontinent that 200 million years ago began to break apart and form the present landmasses.
The point in the orbit of a planet where it is closest to the Sun.
A shell of incandescent gas expanding from a star.
The spontaneous decay of certain unstable atomic nuclei.
A part of a stream channel in which the water suddenly begins flowing more swiftly and turbulently because of an abrupt steepening of the gradient.
A long, narrow trough bounded by normal faults. It represents a region where divergence is taking place.
Lower limit of perennial snow.
Scratches or grooves in a bedrock surface caused by the grinding action of a glacier and its load of sediment.
In any undeformed sequence of sedimentary rocks, each bed is older than the layers above and younger than the layers below.
Found almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere or at high altitudes in many mountainous regions. A treeless climatic realm of sedges, grasses, mosses, and lichens that is dominated by a long, bitterly cold winter.
Radiation with a wavelength from 0.2 to 0.4 micrometer.
A measure of a fluid’s resistance to flow.
Wave of oscillation
A water wave in which the wave form advances as the water particles move in circular orbits.