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Need a good textbook for astrophysics

  1. Oct 20, 2011 #1
    i have 4 blocks of Astronomy and astrophysics in my course. Each block has 4 units ,so a total of 16 units/chapters.I am through with the first block and came across observational astronomy,types of telescopes,absolute/apparent modulus,virial theorem..A good reference textbook is what i need THANX in advance :smile:
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 20, 2011 #2
    Look at Martin Harwit's "Astrophysical Concepts"

    Also the Amazon page for that book as a lot of others that look interesting.
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