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James B Kaler
|Description:||xviii, 394 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||1. Stars; 2. Atoms and spectra; 3. The spectral sequence; 4. The M stars: red supergiants to dwarfs; 5. Descending the staircase: class L; 6. The wet basement: class T; 7. The K stars: orange giants and brighter dwarfs; 8. Our Sun and its cousins: the G stars; 9. Class F: stars in transition; 10. The white stars of class A; 11. The B stars: beacons of the skies; 12. Class O: the head of the spectral sequence; 13. Extraordinary classes; 14. Journeys on the HR diagram.|
|Responsibility:||James B. Kaler.|
'The quality and application of the first edition were acclaimed by numerous reviewers at the time, and the same epithets can be applied just as convincingly to this second edition ... Kaler's