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The Behavior of Chemical Elements in Stars - Carlos Jaschek

The Behavior of Chemical Elements in Stars

Hardcover Published: 17th November 2004
ISBN: 9780521411363
Number Of Pages: 340

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This book presents a summary of our observational knowledge of the behavior of all chemical elements identified in stars. Whenever possible the behavior is described quantitatively, with the help of equivalent widths in different types of stars (e.g. dwarfs and supergiants), or different ionization stages, for both absorption and emission features. The authors also describe the behavior of isotopes, and there is a separate section on molecules in stars and circumstellar envelopes. This book will be a fundamental reference for observational astronomers and astrophysicists.

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Quantitative Description of Each of 80 Chemical Elements
Behaviour of molecules in stars
Groups of elements
Chromospheres and coronas
Terminology of spectral lines
Selection of stars
Line identification
Equivalent widths
Abundances
Afterthoughts
Periodic Table
Elements in alphabetical order of names
Elements in alphabetical order of formula
Elements ordered by atomic number
Abundances of chemical elements
Spectral type and surface gravity as a function of luminosity class
Effective temperature
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521411363
ISBN-10: 052141136X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 17th November 2004
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.75  x 2.31
Weight (kg): 0.54

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