Essentials: A concise overview of key information
Astronomy Essentials

Astronomy Essentials

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By Charles O. Brass
Print Edition $6.95


  • Pages: 112
  • Publication Date: December 1994
  • ISBN: 978-0-87891-965-9

REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Astronomy includes the historical perspective of astronomy, sky basics and the celestial coordinate systems, a model and the origin of the solar system, the sun, the planets, Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion, planetary satellites, asteroids, eclipses, tides, stars, time, and binoculars and telescopes.