Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe, Books a la Carte Plus Mastering Astronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, 7th Edition

By Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 19, 2012


Books a la Carte are unbound, three-hole-punch versions of the textbook. This lower cost option is easy to transport and comes with same access code or media that would be packaged with the bound book.


For one-semester Introduction to Astronomy courses.


With Astronomy: A Beginner’s Guide, Seventh Edition, the briefer version of their two seminal textbooks, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan continue to emphasize three major themes: the process of science, the size and scale of the universe, and the evolution of the cosmos. In the Seventh Edition, Chaisson and McMillan ignite your interest with increased coverage of the most exciting, current discoveries in astronomy and create a bridge to scientific understanding with student-friendly art and enhanced pedagogy.


To further your understanding, this text is accompanied by the MasteringAstronomy® online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, which delivers self-paced tutorials that provide individualized coaching, focus on your course objectives, and respond to your individual progress.


This package includes:

  • Books a la Carte for Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe, Seventh Edition
  • Access code for MasteringAstronomy