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The Observation and Analysis of Stellar Photospheres by David F. Gray

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astrophysics,
  • Stars, interstellar matter,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - Universe,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Science / Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Observations,
  • Stellar photospheres

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages550
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7766703M
ISBN 100521851866
ISBN 109780521851862

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Revising topics and results to include the latest research, this updated third edition describes the equipment, observational techniques, and analysis used to investigate stellar photospheres. Topics covered include radiation transfer, models of stellar photospheres, spectroscopic equipment, observing stellar spectra, and techniques for measuring stellar : $ The observation and analysis of stellar photospheres - NASA/ADS The present book provides an introduction to techniques and analyses used in observing stellar photospheres. Fourier transforms are examined, and instruments employed for photospheric observations are described, including spectroscopic devices and light by: This book describes the equipment, observational techniques and analysis used in the investigation of stellar photospheres. The opening chapters describe the basic tools, such as spectrographs and light detectors, as well as the physics of radiative transfer and the construction of Range: $ - $   The measurement of stellar continua; The line absorption coefficient; The measurement of spectral lines; The behavior of spectral lines; The measurement of stellar radii and temperatures; The measurement of photospheric pressure; Chemical analysis; Velocity fields in stellar photospheres; Stellar : David F. Gray.

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