Seismology of the Sun and the Distant Stars

Seismology of the Sun and the Distant Stars

by D.O. Gough (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401085472
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/13/2011
Series: Nato Science Series C: , #169
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 492
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Properties of solar oscillations.- Theoretical aspects of helio- and asteroseismology.- Observations of low-degree p-mode oscillations in 1984.- Another reason to search for solar g-modes and new limits from solar ellipticity measurements.- Phase studies of solar 5 min oscillations.- Observations of gravity waves in the solar atmosphere.- Is there an anisotropy of p-modes?.- Influence of spatial filtering on possible anisotropies in solar oscillations.- The detection of global convective wave flows on the sun.- First evidence of a large-scale circulation in the solar convection zone.- Solar Doppler shifts: sources of continuous spectra.- Comments on techniques for spectral deconvolution.- Sound speed in the interior of solar models.- Asymptotic sound-speed inversions.- Asymptotics and quantum chaos in stellar oscillations.- An improved asymptotic formula for solar gravity-mode periods.- Solar g modes: a method to find the depth of the convective envelope.- The influence of convection theory uncertainties on the deduction of the speed of sound in the solar interior.- Measuring the sun’s internal rotation using solar p-mode oscillations.- Rotational splitting of ?= 1 p modes.- Linewidth and rotational splitting of low degree modes in the 5 minute region.- Solar core rotation: a down to earth view.- The internal rotation of the sun.- On the solar rotation.- The internal rotation of the sun.- Magnetic torques and differential rotation.- Internal rotation of the sun as a consequence of instabilities in the radiative interior.- Finite amplitude limit of the 3He instability.- Is the existence of a strong magnetic field in the sun’score plausible?.- Progress report on helium abundance determination.- On wave reflection or absorption at hydromagnetic critical levels.- On umbral oscillations as a sunspot diagnostic.- Change of solar oscillation eigenfrequencies with the solar cycle.- Long period variations in the solar diameter.- The 1984 solar oscillation program of the Mt. Wilson 60-foot tower.- The K 769.9 nm line profile.- Ground based measurements of global solar intensity oscillations.- A liquid crystal modulator.- A Fabry-Perot based stellar seismometer.- Applications of the magneto-optical filter to stellar pulsation measurements.- A new Fabry-Perot radial velocity spectrometer.- Interferometric stellar oscillation spectrometry.- Absolute astronomical accelerometry.- Evidence for p-modes on Alpha Centauri and Procyon.- A review of the rapidly oscillating Ap stars.- Asterseismology for certain Ap stars.- Nonradial modes in line-profile variable stars.- Observational properties of nonradial oscillations in early-type stars and their possible effect on mass loss: the example of z Puppis (04 If).- Southern ZZ Ceti stars.- How well do we know stellar parameters?.

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