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What is a good intermediate level book on Astrophysics

  1. Aug 8, 2013 #1
    I am looking for an intermediate level textbook on general astronomy/astrophysics. Something that assumes of knowledge of introductory calculus- based physics but not much more, and covers a variety of topics at some depth.

    It seems that many of the astrophysics books are either graduate level or popular science.

    I know there is "An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics" by Carroll and Ostlie. Any other good choices? Thanks.
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  3. Aug 10, 2013 #2

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  4. Aug 10, 2013 #3
    The 3-volume series "Stellar Astrophysics" by Bohm-Vitense is definitely up that alley. Nothing beyond Calculus and intro physics required. Covers everything you would learn in an intro astrophysics course except for positional astronomy and cosmology. IMO way better than Carroll for this purpose.
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