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Abundance patterns in a stars: Carbon and silicon

  • Hartmut Holweger
I. “Normal” Early-Type Stars
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 401)

Abstract

It is shown that the seemingly erratic abundance variation of carbon among normal A stars is in fact a tight anticorrelation with silicon and other elements that may be explained by gas-dust separation in the protostellar or circumstellar environment.

Keywords

Star Formation Refractory Element Star Program Mount Wilson Observatory Circumstellar Matter 
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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hartmut Holweger
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Physik und SternwarteUniversität KielKielGermany

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