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An Introduction to the Sun and Stars

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Compiled by a team of experts, this textbook has been designed for elementary university courses in astronomy and astrophysics. Beginning with a discussion of our nearest star, the Sun, the volume then considers how astronomers study the basic physical properties and life-cycles of more distant stars. Exotic objects such as black holes are also introduced. The text contain ...more
Paperback, 379 pages
Published February 26th 2004 by Cambridge University Press
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A fine textbook with clear explanations of the sun and stars. Well layout with diagrams and beautiful pictures. The science , maths and formulae are logically and clearly explained.
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