Star Clusters: Saas-Fee Advanced Course 28. Lecture Notes 1998 Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy / Edition 1

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Overview

This book on star clusters addresses students as well as researchers i n astrophysics. It contains two pedagogically written surveys which ma ke the book well suited for class work. B. Carney presents our current knowledge of the relative and absolute ages of globular clusters and probes of the galaxy's chronology. He also studies their chemical hist ory and what they reveal about the complexity of stellar evolution. W. E. Harris studies globular cluster systems as subpopulations of one ga laxy's stars. He also addresses their role in deriving a mass profile for the Milky Way halo and what their luminosity distribution function tells us about the Hubble constant.

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"I found the book excellent not only as a state-of-the-art summary but also as one presenting new ideas and concepts. It should therefore be suitable for new and experienced researchers alike."
The Observatory, 2001

"Together, the lectures present a great deal of information on globular clusters which is supported by precise technical detail, all the basic relevant formulae, statistical information on the available data and a wealth of references. The book is sure to become a basic reference source for scholars in this field for years to come."
Nature, 2001

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642087158
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/6/2010
  • Series: Saas-Fee Advanced Course Series, #28
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 418
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Stellar Evolution in Globular Clusters.- Globular Cluster Systems.

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