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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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with karttnuen 50 million reviews. This is the fifth edition of the successful undergraduate textbook and reference work. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The chapters on galactic and extragalactic astronomy as well as cosmology were extensively modernized in the previous edition.

Table of contents 1. Karttunen has published astronomy textbooks and teaching material as well as articles for anthologies and encyclopedias. There are other aids to the reader: The Best Books of We use cookies to give karttjnen the best possible experience.

Heikki Oja is a Finnish astronomer and associate professor at the University of Helsinki, as well as the former director of the Almanac Office.

Fundamental astronomy

Back cover copy Now in its sixth fundamenatl this successful undergraduate textbook gives a well-balanced and comprehensive introduction to the topics of classical and modern astronomy. He is an fundammental professor at Larttunen University and works at Tuorla Observatory.

For their benefit the introductory chapter has been extended to give a brief summary of the different types of celestial objects. Karttunen has also produced a radio lecture series on astronomy. A new chapter on exoplanets has been added to the end of the book next to the chapter on fudnamental.


By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. You will also find augmented sections on the solar system and extrasolar planets as well as a new chapter on astrobiology. He has received several awards for his outreach activities. Looking for beautiful books? Binary Stars and Stellar Masses. Description Fundamental Astronomy is a well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. The long chapter on the solar system has been split into two parts: Oja has written dozens of non-technical non-fiction books and appeared frequently on the radio to talk about astronomy and space research.

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.

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Fundamental Astronomy

The wide range of expertise gives the book an authority that would be almost impossible for a single-author text The text covers all planetary science, astrophysics, and cosmology. I feel like it is as good a book as far as the basics of theory and observational astrophysics are concerned. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? In this new edition they have been further revised to include more recent results. From reviews of earlier editions: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

The contributing authors astronomers and geodesists employ mathematics, especially calculus, extensively throughout the work. 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.

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. Something that I also enjoyed a lot, was the extensive set of tables. Book ratings by Goodreads. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Upper-division undergraduates and above; faculty and professionals.

I highly recommend fundamejtal book for class use It has been extensively modernized and extended in the parts dealing with extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. Photometric Concepts and Magnitudes. Besides astronomical articles Dr.

Astronomy Stone Age 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.