Astrophysical Formulae: A Compendium for the Physicist and by Kenneth R. Lang

By Kenneth R. Lang

His is a definitive reference of 2,100 basic formulae utilized in astronomy and astrophysics. It not just makes obtainable the entire imperative equations hired within the box, but additionally rigorously explains the actual assumptions and constants underlying them.

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