"Astrophysics in a Nutshell" by Dan Maoz
Publisher: Princeton University Press | 2007 | ISBN: 0691125848 | 272 pages | PDF | 4,6 MB
Praise from professors who have adopted the book: "Astrophysics in a Nutshell is a wonderful addition to the advanced undergraduate textbook literature. It covers the important physics with sufficient depth to capture the students' curiosity without getting them lost in too much detail. The book is extremely broad, reaching from stellar to extragalactic to cosmological physics.