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I would like to know which are the best books to learn about stellar astrophysics at (just) graduate level.

I have a basic formation in general astrophysics but I'm interested in learning about stars, specially their evolution and constitution. I also have a good mathematical formation so it should not be a problem (but I don't care if it focus on the ideas as long as it is a good book and make itself clear).

I found several books at the university library, but I don't know which of them are good (in my situation at least).

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Best book I have used for this topic is: An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics by Le Blanc.

Excellent book, very good introductory start into this topic.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you for your answer, I've look the index and it seems that it is a good book to learn about this topic. Unfortunately I couldn't manage to get it in the libraries of my university. Do you -or anyone- know other references that may be worth to search? $\endgroup$ – Javier Nov 18 '15 at 16:14
  • $\begingroup$ I think there is a book by Dina Prialnik that you could check out. $\endgroup$ – MichaelJRoberts Nov 18 '15 at 22:59
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I've only read one, but it was my upper level undergraduate text and I thought it was excellent. It was also called "Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics" and consists of Two Volumes: 1) Basic Stellar Observations and Data 2) Stellar Atmospheres The author is Erika Bohm-Vitense.

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There's another good and relatively short book (so it's maybe fit as introductory reading) from R. Kippenhahn - Stellar Structure and Evolution.

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