∗ Provides a balanced introduction to the field of astronomy.
∗ Includes many carefully chosen worked examples and problems.
∗ Is clearly written to appeal to students and amateur astronomers alike.
Seeing into Space.
The View from Earth.
The Sun, the Stars and Time.
Observation of the Solar System.
Gravity and the Solar System.
The Origin of the Solar System.
A Closer Look at the Terrestrial Planets.
A Closer Look at the Jovian Planets.
Stellar Birth and Early Life.
Stellar Evolution and Death.
"Based on a course for non–astronomers this very clearly set out book will serve the general reader." (Aslib Book Guide, Vol. 64, No. 2)