Reviews in Modern Astronomy

Reviews in Modern Astronomy

Authors: Klare, Gerhard

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The yearbook series Reviews in Modern Astronomy of the Astronomische Gesell­ three years ago in order to bring the scientific events schaft (AG) was established of the meetings of the society to the attention of the worldwide astronomical community. Reviews in Modern Astronomy is devoted exclusively to the invited reviews, the Karl Schwarzschild lectures, and the highlight contributions from leading scientists reporting on recent progress and scientific achievements at their research institutes. Volume 4 comprises all, eighteen contributions which were presented during the fall meeting of the AG at Preiburg/Breisgau in September 1990. They cover problems in solar research and the solar system as well as the first results of the ROSAT and Hipparcos space missions, stellar and extragalactic studies, and Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The Karl Schwarzschild Medal was awarded to Professor Eugene Parker1. His lecture entitled "Convection, Spontaneous Discontinuities, and Stellar Winds and X-Ray Emis·sion" begins this volume.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Convection, Spontaneous Discontinuities, and Stellar Winds and X-Ray Emission

    Parker, E. N.

    Pages 1-17

  • The Sun as a Prototype in the Study of Stellar Magnetic Activity

    Schrijver, C. J.

    Pages 18-42

  • Hydrodynamics of the Solar Photosphere: Model Calculations and Spectroscopic Observations

    Steffen, M. (et al.)

    Pages 43-60

  • Solar Spectroscopy with a 100 × 100 Diode Array

    Wittmann, A. D.

    Pages 61-68

  • Solar Research at Potsdam: Papers on the Structure and Dynamics of Sunspots

    Staude, J.

    Pages 69-89

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reviews in Modern Astronomy
Authors
Series Title
Reviews in Modern Astronomy
Series Volume
4
Copyright
1991
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-76750-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-76750-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-76752-4
Series ISSN
0941-1445
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 287
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