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Introduction To Stellar Astrophysics Volume 2 Stell

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Volume 2 contains the basic physical ideas and laws used in the study of the outer layers of a star including stellar magnitudes, spectra and temperatures, radiative transfer in a stellar atmosphere, line formation, the spectrum of hydrogen, spectral analysis, and available structural components.

Synopsis:

Each of the three books can be used as an independent textbook. Together they give a complete introductory account of our present knowledge of stars. The author is Professor of Astronomy at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Synopsis:

Volume 2 contains the basic physical ideas and laws used in the study of the outer layers of a star including stellar magnitudes, spectra and temperatures, radiative transfer in a stellar atmosphere, line formation, the spectrum of hydrogen, spectral analysis, and available structural components.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Stellar magnitudes and stellar colors; 2. Stellar spectra; 3. Temperature estimates for stars; 4. Basics about radiative transfer; 5. Radiative transfer in stellar atmosphere; 6. The depth dependence of the source function; 7. The continuous absorption coefficient; 8. The influence of the non-greyness of the absorption coefficient; 9. The pressure stratification; 10. Theory of line formation; 11. The hydrogen lines; 12. Spectrum analysis; 13. Basics about non-local thermodynamics equilibrium; 14. The hydrogen convection zone; 15. Stellar chromospheres, transition layers, and coronae; 16. Stellar winds; Problems; References; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521348706
Author:
Bohm-Vitense, Erika
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Bohm-Vitense, Erika
Author:
Erika B
Author:
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Author:
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Author:
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Author:
Erika, Bohm-Vitense
Author:
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Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Astrophysics
Subject:
Stars
Subject:
Stars Stars
Subject:
Physics-Astrophysics
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.61x6.82x.49 in. 1.09 lbs.

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Product details 264 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521348706 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Each of the three books can be used as an independent textbook. Together they give a complete introductory account of our present knowledge of stars. The author is Professor of Astronomy at the University of Washington, Seattle.
"Synopsis" by , Volume 2 contains the basic physical ideas and laws used in the study of the outer layers of a star including stellar magnitudes, spectra and temperatures, radiative transfer in a stellar atmosphere, line formation, the spectrum of hydrogen, spectral analysis, and available structural components.
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