Introduction to Modern Stellar Astrophysics

ISBN-10: 0201598809

ISBN-13: 9780201598803

Edition: 1996

Authors: Dale A. Ostile, Bradley W. Carroll

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This exciting text opens the entire field of modern astrophysics to the reader by using only the basic tools of physics. Designed for the junior- level astrophysics course, each topic is approached in the context of the major unresolved questions in astrophysics. The core chapters have been designed for a course in stellar structure and evolution, while the extended chapters provide additional coverage of the solar system, galactic structure, dynamics, evolution, and cosmology.
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List price: $125.60
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/11/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 752
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Tools For Astronomy
The Celestial Sphere
Celestial Mechanics
The Continuous Spectrum of Light
The Theory of Special Relativity
The Interaction of Light and Matter
The Nature Of Stars
Binary Stars and Stellar Parameters
The Classification of Stellar Spectra
Stellar Atmospheres
The Interiors of Stars
The Sun
The Process of Star Formation
Post-Main-Sequence Stellar Evolution
Stellar Pulsation
The Degenerate Remnants of Stars
Black Holes
Close Binary Star Systems
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