Emden's differential equation for polytropic gas spheres, as well as Chandrasekhar's equation for associated Emden function of zero order and indexn=0(0.1)4.9 have been integrated numerically with a CDC 7600 automatic computer to 16 decimal places; and the surface values of the respective functions compared with previous work.
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Jabbar, J.R. The boundary conditions for polytropic gas spheres. Astrophys Space Sci 100, 447–449 (1984). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00651624
- Boundary Condition
- Differential Equation
- Zero Order
- Decimal Place
- Automatic Computer