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ASTR 1400

ASTR 1400: Solar System Astronomy w/Lab (Hogan)

Required textbook: Astronomy 1400 Lab Manual produced by the Texas Tech Department of Physics, Stipes Publishing

Required textbook: 21st Century Astronomy SmartWork5 Online Homework System by Kay, W.W. Norton

  • Buy access code from TTU Bookstore

Recommended textbook: 21st Century Astronomy: The Solar System by Kay, Palen, & Blumenthal, 6th edition, 9780393675511

  • Buy ebook access or in print w/SmartWork5 bundle from the publisher: Norton & Company

Note: If you choose to buy a physical copy, be sure it comes with a valid code for Smartwork5.


Recommended textbook: Astronomy by Fraknoi, Morrison, & Wolff, 2016, 2021 update

  • Free access online from OpenStax


Recommended textbookThe Universe Story by Swimme and Berry, HarperOne, 1994, 978-0062508355

  • Buy from online from vendor of choice (paperback format only)