Cool Stars with Excesses of Heavy Elements: Proceedings of the Strasbourg Observatory Colloquium Held at Strasbourg, France, July 3-6, 1984 / Edition 1

Cool Stars with Excesses of Heavy Elements: Proceedings of the Strasbourg Observatory Colloquium Held at Strasbourg, France, July 3-6, 1984 / Edition 1

by C. Jaschek, P.C. Keenan

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Springer Netherlands
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Astrophysics and Space Science Library Series, #114
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9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

I. Spectral Characteristics that Define the Groups of Peculiar Cool Stars.- 1. Taxonomy of late-type giants (Review paper).- 2. Spectral classification and the relations between peculiar giants.- 3. The infrared spectra of red variables: II. The SC and CS stars.- 4. Spectrophotometric characteristics of barium stars.- 5. Identification of photographic infrared spectral region in carbon stars.- 6. Peculiar cool stars in planetary nebulae — The spectrum of FG Sge.- 7. The discovery and frequency of barium stars.- 8. The IUE low-dispersion spectra reference atlas.- 9. Ultraviolet spectra of N, R and S stars.- II. Photometric Properties of the Peculiar Stars. Light Curves of Variables.- 10. Photometric properties of peculiar red giants. (Review Paper).- 11. Absolute spectrophotometry of F-, G-, K-, and M-type stars.- 12. Calibrations of photometric indices on new temperature scales and Problem of spectral classification in M and C stars.- 13. A new photometric system for monitoring carbon star variability.- 14. Some properties of S Mira variables.- III. Distribution and Space Motions of the Peculiar Stars. Membership in Clusters and Magellanic Clouds.- 15. The distribution and motions of peculiar red giants (Review paper).- 16. The Catalogue of stellar groups. II. Cool peculiar stars.- 17. Kinematics of late-type giants.- 18. Kinematics and spatial density of main sequence SMR stars.- 19. Some statistics on barium stars.- 20. Carbon stars and the center of our Galaxy.- 21. The evolutionary connection between S and 163 C stars: evidence from star clusters and the Magellanic Clouds.- 22. Kinematics of carbon stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- 23. Carbon and M stars in NGC 205.- 24. Carbon stars in the Carina dwarf galaxy.- 25. Carbon stars and S stars near open clusters —a statistical approach.- 26. The absolute magnitude of barium stars.- IV. Chemical Compositions of the Several Varieties of Peculiar Stars. Comparisons.- 27. The chemical composition of cool stars: I — The barium stars. (Review paper).- 28. Rare earth patterns in red giants and blue dwarfs.- 29. Statistical equilibrium of Fe I/Fe II in cool stars.- 30. Chemical composition of barium stars.- 31. Abundance analysis of cool carbon stars.- 32. Calcium chloride in the IUE 249 spectra of carbon stars.- 33. Carbon isotope ratios in oxygen rich Mira and SRa variables.- 34. Niobium in R and (S6, 6e) and HR 1105 (S5,3).- 35. Excitation of some La II, Gd II and V I Lines by the fluorescence mechanism in the spectra of the long-period variable o Ceti.- V. Model Atmospheres for the Peculiar Stars.- 36. Model atmospheres for peculiar red giant stars. (Review paper).- 37. Model atmospheres for M (super-) giants with different abundances of the heavy metals and the CNO group.- 38. C, N, O, and their isotope abundances in coolest stars of the red giant branch.- 39. HCN in stellar atmospheres —a quantum mechanical calculation.- 40. Dust formation in stellar winds.- VI. Binary Systems. Radial Velocity Curves.- 41. Binary systems among the peculiar cool stars. (Review paper).- 42. The first binary orbit for an S-type star — HR 1105.- 43. A search for companions to irregular variables of type S.- 44. The proportion of binaries having a degenerate companion; implications on the formation of barium stars.- 45. Formation of helium stars with extended envelopes in binaries.- 46. Mira’s role in RR Tel revisited.- VII. Evolutionary Tracks of the Peculiar Stars. Nuclear Reactions. Dredge-Up Mechanics.- 47. Stellar evolution, nucleosynthesis and dredge-up in cool giants. (Review Paper).- 48. Analysis of Zr and Tc abundances from S-stars using the s-process with an exponential distribution of neutron exposures.- 49. The s-process within the R Coronae Borealis star U Aquarii.- VIII. Conclusions. Discussions of Possible Cooperative Programs.- 50. Concluding summary and remarks.- 51. Opening remarks to the general discussion.- Address to Philip Keenan on Behalf of the Participants.- Author’s Index.

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