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Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics: Volume 1, Basic Stellar Observations and Data by Erika Böhm-Vitense1
Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics: Volume 2 by Erika Böhm-Vitense2
Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics: Volume 3 by Erika Böhm-Vitense3

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  1. Galactic Dynamics by James Binney (1987)
  2. Astrophysics of Gaseous Nebulae and Active Galactic Nuclei by Donald E. Osterbrock (1989)
  3. An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics by Bradley W. Carroll (1996)
  4. The Internal Constitution of the Stars (Cambridge Science Classics) by Arthur S. Eddington (1988)
  5. Physics of the Galaxy and Interstellar Matter by Helmut Scheffler (1982)
  6. Principles of Physical Cosmology by P. J. E. Peebles (1971)
  7. Atoms, Stars, and Nebulae by Lawrence H. Aller (1971)
  8. Radiative Processes in Astrophysics by George B. Rybicki (1979)
  9. Physical Processes in the Interstellar Medium by Jr. Lyman Spitzer (1978)
  10. The Physics of Stars (Manchester Physics Series) by A. C. Phillips (1994)
  11. A Concise History of Solar and Stellar Physics by Jean-Louis Tassoul (2004)
  12. Astrophysics I: Stars by Richard Bowers (1984)
  13. The Observation and Analysis of Stellar Photospheres by David F. Gray (1976)
  14. Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics by Stephen A. Gregory (1992)
  15. Structure and Evolution of the Stars by Martin Schwarzschild (1965)

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