**Encyclopedia of Astrophysics**

by SÃ¸ren Bertil F. Dorch

**Publisher**: Scholarpedia 2009

**Description**:

Encyclopedia of Astrophysics covers cosmology, stellar astrophysics, space exploration, extragalactic astronomy, solar physics, planetary physics, computational astrophysics, and history of astronomy. Written by researchers leading in their field.

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