The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars

by James B. Kaler
     
 

This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures.See more details below

Overview

This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521818032
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2006
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Stars and constellations; 2. Location; 3. Magnitudes; 4. Distances; 5. The galaxy in motion; 6. Spectra and the HR diagram; 7. Stellar properties; 8. Double and multiple stars; 9. Star clusters and associations; 10. Variable stars; 11. Star formation; 12. Sun and main sequence; 13. Stellar evolution; 14. High mass evolution.

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