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An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics (2nd Edition) Hardcover – Jul 18 2006

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  • Hardcover: 1400 pages
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley; 2 edition (July 18 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805304029
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805304022
  • Product Dimensions: 19.3 x 5.1 x 23.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #142,952 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics,Second Edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect the dramatic changes and advancements in astrophysics that have occurred over the past decade. The Second Edition of this market-leading book has been updated to include the latest results from relevant fields of astrophysics and advances in our theoretical understanding of astrophysical phenomena.The Tools of Astronomy: The Celestial Sphere, Celestial Mechanics, The Continuous Spectrum of Light, The Theory of Special Relativity, The Interaction of Light and Matter, Telescopes; The Nature of Stars: Binary Systems 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, Supernovae, The Degenerate Remnants of Stars, Black Holes, Close Binary Star Systems; Planetary Systems: Physical Processes in the Solar System, The Terrestrial Planets, The Jovian Worlds, Minor Bodies of the Solar System, The Formation of Planetary Systems; Galaxies and the Universe: The Milky Way Galaxy, The Nature of Galaxies, Galactic Evolution, The Structure of the Universe, Active Galaxies, Cosmology, The Early Universe; Astronomical and Physical Constants, Unit Conversions Between SI and cgs, Solar System Data, The Constellations, The Brightest Stars, The Nearest Stars, Stellar Data, The Messier Catalog, Constants, A Constants Module for Fortran 95 (Available as a C++ header file), Orbits, A Planetary Orbit Code (Available as Fortran 95 and C++ command line versions, and Windows GUI), TwoStars, A Binary Star Code (Generates synthetic light and radial velocity curves; available as Fortran 95 and C++ command line versions, and Windows GUI), StatStar, A Stellar Structure Code (Available as Fortran 95 and C++ command line versions, and Windows GUI), StatStar, Stellar Models, Galaxy, A Tidal Interaction Code (Available as Java), WMAP Data.For all readers interested in moden astrophysics.


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The book is intimidating in it's size but the content is very easy to follow and is ordered in a logical sense. It assumes an undergraduate background in physics and mathematics - a must for graduate students!
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amazing reference book. may need to check up other resources if you dont have all the basics but it gets the idea across pretty well regardless of level.
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Great textbook, awesome subject, loved the class that required this book. Only issue I had was that the binding was a little worn when I opened the package, and I'm not too sure how long the spine is going to last. That's an issue with most large textbooks though, so no real complaints.
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A great book that's easy to read, at a greatly reduced cost. My only qualm is that I cannot find a solutions manual for the practice problems.
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nice
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