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ISBN-13 9780321697530ISBN-10 0321697537
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ISBN-10 0321595580ISBN-13 9780321595584
Author(s): Barbara Ryden; Bradley M. Peterson
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 608
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Foundations of Astrophysics provides a contemporary and complete introduction to astrophysics for astronomy and physics majors. This text is briefer and more accessible than other texts in the market, and is the most up-to-date book available in this fast-changing field. With a logical presentation and conceptual and quantitative end-of-chapter problems, the material is easier-to-grasp for introductory astrophysics students.

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