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The observation and analysis of stellar photospheres

Author: David F Gray
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3nd edView all editions and formats

This third edition describes the equipment, observational techniques, and analysis used to investigate stellar photospheres. It builds on the successful previous editions, improving the presentation,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David F Gray
ISBN: 9780521851862 0521851866 9780521066815 0521066816
OCLC Number: 751425512
Description: XII, 533, [1] s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Background; 2. Fourier transforms; 3. Spectroscopic tools; 4. Light detectors; 5. Radiation terms and definitions; 6. The black body and its radiation; 7. Radiative and convective energy transport; 8. The continuous absorption coefficient; 9. The model photosphere; 10. The measurement of stellar continua; 11. The line absorption coefficient; 12. The measurement of spectral lines; 13. The behavior of spectral lines; 14. The measurement of stellar radii and temperatures; 15. The measurement of photospheric pressure; 16. Chemical analysis; 17. Velocity fields in stellar photospheres; 18. Stellar rotation.
Other Titles: Observation and analysis of stellar photospheres.
Responsibility: David F. Gray.


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