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Notes on Stellar Astrophysics

Small book cover: Notes on Stellar Astrophysics

Notes on Stellar Astrophysics
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Publisher: Minnesota State University
Number of pages: 299

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This book provides an introduction to the details of the structure, operation, and evolution of stars. It will be most useful to undergraduates in upper-level astronomy courses and graduate students taking Stellar Interiors or Stellar Atmospheres, as well as instructors of such courses.

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