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Stellar Atmospheres

Stellar Atmospheres

This book covers the following topics: 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, Line Profiles and Curve of Growth.

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