Visual Double Stars: Formation, Dynamics and Evolutionary Tracks

  • J. A. Docobo
  • A. Elipe
  • H. McAlister

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 223)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Observations and Their Results

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Invited Papers

      1. H. A. McAlister
        Pages 3-8
      2. P. Couteau
        Pages 9-13
    3. Contributed Papers

      1. Albert Prades, Jorge Núñez
        Pages 15-25
      2. V. S. Tamazian, J. A. Docobo, V. H. Chavushyan, V. V. Vlasyuk
        Pages 27-33
      3. E. P. Horch, T. M. Girard, W. F. Van Altena, R. D. Meyer, C. E. Lopez, O. G. Franz
        Pages 43-53
      4. N. Baba, S. Kuwamura, Y. Norimoto, R. Hirata, S. Isobe, S. Cuevas et al.
        Pages 63-71
      5. I. Balega, Y. Balega, H. Falcke, R. Osterbart, M. Schöller, G. Weigelt
        Pages 73-78
      6. M. Odenkirchen, P. Brosche
        Pages 89-94
  3. Formation and Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Invited Papers

      1. Helmut A. Abt, Christopher J. Corbally
        Pages 127-131

About this book

Introduction

This workshop is devoted to Double stars. The general topics of the meeting were: for­ mation, dynamics and evolutionary tracks. In accordance with the pure tradition of the Saint James way, "pilgrims" from all over the world come to meet together in Santiago. Although with a common interest (double stars), this meeting was a multidisciplinary one, since scientists with different backgrounds participated in it. As a matter of fact, we think that this is the first workshop jointly supported by IAU Commissions 7 (Celestial mechanics) and 26 (Double and multiple stars). It is our belief that this meeting will be the origin of a more close relations and common research. This meeting was held under the invitation of the University of Santiago de Compostela to commemorate its fifth centenary, and organized by the Astronomical Observatory named after its founder, Ramon M. Aller, who made significant contributions in the study of visual double stars, and was one of the pioneers who put the seeds of the present blossoming of Astronomy in Spain. The Scientific Organizing Committee was formed by Drs. C. Allen, P. Couteau, J. A. Docobo, R. Dvorak, A. Elipe, S. Ferraz-Mello (co-chairman), H.A.McAlister, M. Valtonen, C.Worley (chairman) and H. Zinnecker. The Local Organizing Committee was formed by Drs. J. A. Docobo (chairman), A.

Keywords

Celestial mechanics databases star stars

Editors and affiliations

  • J. A. Docobo
    • 1
  • A. Elipe
    • 2
  • H. McAlister
    • 3
  1. 1.Astronomical Observatory “Ramon Maria Aller”University of Santiago de CompostelaSpain
  2. 2.University of ZaragozaSpain
  3. 3.Center for High Angular Resolution AstronomyGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-1477-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7161-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-1477-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0067-0057
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