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The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics

Large book cover: The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics

The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics
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Publisher: W H Freeman & Co
ISBN/ASIN: 0716719932
ISBN-13: 9780716719939
Number of pages: 494

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This book is aimed at first year graduate students or the very advanced undergraduates. I assume throughout that the readers have considerable factual knowledge of stars and astronomy. I shall attempt to describe the development of a nearly axiomatic theory of stellar structure that is consistent with what we know about stars. The terminal phases of stellar evolution are treated schematically.

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