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Long used in undergraduate and introdctory graduate courses, Astrophysical Techniques, Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive account of the instruments, detectors, and tdchniques employed in astronomy and astrophysics.
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Retaining the aims of earlier editions, the author unifies the concepts through lucid language and cohesive organization of the book. Astrophysical Techniques by Christopher R. It is an essential guide to all the astrophysical methods and techniques. Chris rated it really liked it Mar 03, The fifth edition of this well-respected text includes many new instruments Jamie rated it really liked it Feb 08, Trivia About Astrophysical Tec You will be prompted to fill out a registration form which will be verified by one of our sales reps.
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