By David F. Gray
Revising themes and effects to incorporate the most recent examine, this up-to-date 3rd variation describes the gear, observational concepts, and research used to enquire stellar photospheres. subject matters coated comprise radiation move, versions of stellar photospheres, spectroscopic apparatus, gazing stellar spectra, and strategies for measuring stellar features. the excellent textbook is perfect for complicated scholars of stellar physics. each one bankruptcy comprises routines, and worthy genuine superstar information and first references are available all through.
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