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An introduction to modern stellar astrophysics

Author: Dale A Ostlie; Bradley W Carroll
Publisher: San Francisco : Pearson Addison-Wesley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Ostlie, Dale A.
Introduction to modern stellar astrophysics.
San Francisco : Pearson Addison-Wesley, ©2007
(OCoLC)714735855
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dale A Ostlie; Bradley W Carroll
ISBN: 0805303480 9780805303483
OCLC Number: 68712191
Description: xiv, 712, 28, 18 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. The Tools of Astronomy --
Chapter 1 The Celestial Sphere --
Chapter 2 Celestial Mechanics --
Chapter 3 The Continuous Spectrum of Light --
Chapter 4 The Theory of Special Relativity --
Chapter 5 The Interaction of Light and Matter --
Chapter 6 Telescopes ---
Part II The Nature of Stars --
Chapter 7 Binary Systems and Stellar Parameters --
Chapter 8 The Classification of Stellar Spectra --
Chapter 9 Stellar Atmospheres --
Chapter 10 The Interiors of Stars --
Chapter 11 The Sun --
Chapter 12 The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation --
Chapter 13 Main Sequence and Post-Main-Sequence Stellar Evolution --
Chapter 14 Stellar Pulsation --
Chapter 15 The Fate of Massive Stars --
Chapter 16 The Degenerate Remnants of Stars --
Chapter 17 General Relativity and Black Holes --
Chapter 18 Close Binary Star Systems ---
Appendixes.
Responsibility: Dale A. Ostlie, 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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