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Welcome to the web page for Astronomy 603, "Stellar Astrophysics". This is a graduate-level course primarily intended for students pursuing a PhD in Physics (Astronomy track). However, other students who meet the pre-requisites are welcome!

The aim of this course is to present a broad overview of modern stellar astrophysics, from both observational and theoretical perspectives.

This class will be offered again in the 2018-19 academic year. Please visit this page at that time for further details.


Prof. Lucas Macri

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There is no required textbook. Please follow this link for a list of books containing very useful material on different topics that will be covered in class.


PHYS 606 & 607 (Quantum Mechanics I & Statistical Mechanics) or equivalent, or permission of instructor.