Table of contents for Unfolding our universe / Iain Nicolson ; original illustrations by Mark McLellan.


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Foreword
1. Overview of the universe
2. Observing the universe
3. The moving sky
4. Orbits and gravity
5. The earth-moon system
6. Worlds beyond - the planets
7. Wandering fragments: minor members of the solar system
8. The sun - our neighborhood star
9. Stars - basic properties
10. Nebulae and the birth of stars and planets
11. Stellar life cycles
12. Collapsing, exploding and interacting stars
13. The Milky Way and other galaxies
14. Active Galaxies and Quasars
15. Cosmology: beginnings and endings
16. Wider issues
Appendices: 1. Units of measurement and physical constants
2. Solar system data
3. The brightest and nearest stars.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Astronomy