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Sun and Stars

Astrophysics of Individual Stars
  • R. C. Smith
Part of the Heidelberg Science Library book series (HSL)


In Section 1 we sought to give an introduction to classical astronomy with some historical remarks. In the same spirit we now turn to the astrophysical investigation of the Sun and stars. The latter we consider in the first place as individuals. Part III will deal with the internal constitution and evolution of stars and with stellar systems, galaxies, etc.


Solar Wind Color Index Solar Atmosphere Spectral Type Main Sequence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Smith
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  1. 1.Physics Building, Astronomy CentreUniversity of SussexFalmer, BrightonEngland

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