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The Resource Astronomy of stellar energy and decay; : a general reader's outline of facts and theories about life-history of stars, and a student's introduction to their radiation, steady or varying, or catastrophic., With a foreword by F.J.M. Stratton

Astronomy of stellar energy and decay; : a general reader's outline of facts and theories about life-history of stars, and a student's introduction to their radiation, steady or varying, or catastrophic., With a foreword by F.J.M. Stratton

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Astronomy of stellar energy and decay; : a general reader's outline of facts and theories about life-history of stars, and a student's introduction to their radiation, steady or varying, or catastrophic.
Title
Astronomy of stellar energy and decay;
Title remainder
a general reader's outline of facts and theories about life-history of stars, and a student's introduction to their radiation, steady or varying, or catastrophic.
Statement of responsibility
With a foreword by F.J.M. Stratton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ITD
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1896-1983
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Martin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB44
LC item number
.J56 1959
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomie
  • Astronomy
Label
Astronomy of stellar energy and decay; : a general reader's outline of facts and theories about life-history of stars, and a student's introduction to their radiation, steady or varying, or catastrophic., With a foreword by F.J.M. Stratton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An unabridged and unaltered republication of the first edition."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 212-213
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The share of observatory and laboratory and theory in tracing the natural history of a star -- The properties which can be discovered in a steady star -- State of matter and source of energy in a steady star -- The classification which offers a clue towards a star evolution -- Stars which are not steady -- Models and theoretical schemes attempting to distinguish between quiet and catastrophic evolution -- Luminosity relationships -- Black body temperatures -- Ionisation temperatures -- Gravitational energy of a star -- Statistics on luminosity and spectral type -- The white dwarf stars -- The cepheid problem -- The nova catastrophe -- Central temperatures of polytrope models -- The mass-luminosity law -- Stability criteria for a star's life -- Hydrogen exhaustion and the shell source of energy
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
216 pages
Lccn
60004957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
(including cover) illustrations, diagrams, tables
System control number
(OCoLC)997363
Label
Astronomy of stellar energy and decay; : a general reader's outline of facts and theories about life-history of stars, and a student's introduction to their radiation, steady or varying, or catastrophic., With a foreword by F.J.M. Stratton
Publication
Note
"An unabridged and unaltered republication of the first edition."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 212-213
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The share of observatory and laboratory and theory in tracing the natural history of a star -- The properties which can be discovered in a steady star -- State of matter and source of energy in a steady star -- The classification which offers a clue towards a star evolution -- Stars which are not steady -- Models and theoretical schemes attempting to distinguish between quiet and catastrophic evolution -- Luminosity relationships -- Black body temperatures -- Ionisation temperatures -- Gravitational energy of a star -- Statistics on luminosity and spectral type -- The white dwarf stars -- The cepheid problem -- The nova catastrophe -- Central temperatures of polytrope models -- The mass-luminosity law -- Stability criteria for a star's life -- Hydrogen exhaustion and the shell source of energy
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
216 pages
Lccn
60004957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
(including cover) illustrations, diagrams, tables
System control number
(OCoLC)997363

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