Download An Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics by Pankaj Jain PDF

Download An Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics by Pankaj Jain PDF

By Pankaj Jain

Astronomy is the sphere of technological know-how dedicated to the research of astronomical gadgets, reminiscent of stars, galaxies, and nebulae. Astronomers have collected a wealth of data in regards to the universe via 1000s of years of painstaking observations. those observations are interpreted by means of actual and chemical legislation standard to mankind. those interpretations offer information regarding the character of those astronomical items, making an allowance for the deduction in their floor and inside stipulations. The technological know-how linked to those interpretations is termed astrophysics.



An advent to Astronomy and Astrophysics offers a accomplished advent to astronomy and astrophysics, whole with illustrative examples and illuminating homework difficulties. Requiring a familiarity with easy physics and arithmetic, this undergraduate-level textbook:



  • Addresses key physics suggestions appropriate to stellar observations, together with radiation, electromagnetic spectrum, photometry, non-stop and discrete spectrum, and spectral lines

  • Describes tools used for astronomical observations in addition to how the radiation acquired is characterised and interpreted to figure out the houses of stars

  • Examines the constitution of stars, the fundamental equations which clarify stars in equilibrium, and the fusion reactions happening in stellar cores

  • Discusses the evolution of stars, the sunlight process, the dynamics of galaxies, and the basics of contemporary cosmology

  • Explores the universe at excessive redshifts, the place it really is ruled via gadgets comparable to lively galaxies


Solutions handbook and determine slides on hand with qualifying direction adoption


An advent to Astronomy and Astrophysics teaches scholars find out how to interpret the evening sky, delivering them with a serious knowing of the celebs and different heavenly bodies.

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