Texts on Introduction to Astronomy/Cosmology

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dekoi

Please suggests books which could thoroughly introduce me to the field of cosmology/astronomy (i hardly know the difference between the two). I require a full guide -- a 'scientific Bible', if you will.
 

Garth

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Comprehensive, accurate and cheap - "An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics" Carroll & Ostlie - pub. Addison Wesley is my favourite.

Garth
 
be sure to get the one that has both not just he stellar physics.
 

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