by J. B. Tatum
A course on stellar atmospheres which covers: definitions of and relations between quantities used in radiation theory, blackbody radiation, the exponential integral function, flux, specific intensity and other astrophysical terms, absorption, scattering, extinction and the equation of transfer, limb darkening, atomic spectroscopy, Boltzmann's and Saha's equations, oscillator strengths and related topics, line profiles, curve of growth.
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by Sergey V. Vorontsov - Queen Mary, University of London
Contents: Basic observational data; Equation of state: the ideal gas; Hydrostatic equilibrium; Polytropic models; Nuclear energy generation; Energy transport by radiation; Energy transport by convection; Evolution after the main sequence.
- Rice University
This 1400+ pages book covers the very rapidly growing area of star-and-planet formation and evolution, from astrophysics to planetary science. It is most useful for researchers, graduate students, and some undergraduate students.
by James N. Pierce - Minnesota State University
This book provides an introduction to the details of the structure, operation, and evolution of stars. It will be most useful to undergraduates in upper-level astronomy courses and graduate students taking Stellar Interiors or Stellar Atmospheres.
by Uri Feldman, at al. - ESA Publications Division
Investigations of the heating of the corona and the acceleration of the solar wind are two of the prime scientific goals in studying the solar upper atmosphere with the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) of ESA and NASA.