Observer’s Guide to Stellar Evolution : The Birth, Life and Death of Stars

Stellar evolution - the birth, development and death of stars - is central to our current understanding of astronomy. This area of astrophysics is often portrayed as being difficult and mathematical, but Mike Inglis brings it to life in a unique way, combining a step-by-step introduction with sugges...

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Main Author: Inglis, Mike
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Springer London 2003, 2003
Edition:1st ed. 2003
Series:The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Stellar evolution - the birth, development and death of stars - is central to our current understanding of astronomy. This area of astrophysics is often portrayed as being difficult and mathematical, but Mike Inglis brings it to life in a unique way, combining a step-by-step introduction with suggestions for making practical observations of stars at different stages in their evolution. Every amateur astronomer - regardless of their current level of knowledge - will find this book fascinating and informative
Physical Description:XVII, 238 p online resource
ISBN:9781447100591