Lecture Notes in Physics

The Environments of the Sun and the Stars

Editors: Rozelot, Jean-Pierre, Neiner, Coralie (Eds.)

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  • Covers a wide range of aspects of stellar environments
  • Includes the timely topic of space weather
  • Based on course-tested lectures
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Based on lectures given at a CNRS summer school in France, this book covers many aspects of stellar environments (both observational and theoretical) and offers a broad overview of the field. More specifically, Part I of the book focuses on the Sun, the properties of the ejected plasma, of the solar wind and on space weather. The second part deals with tides in planetary systems and in binary stellar systems, as well as with interactions in massive binary stars as seen by interferometry. Finally the chapters of Part III discuss the environments of young or evolved stars, stellar winds, agnetic fields and disks. With its broad approach the book will provide advanced students as well as researchers with a good overview of the environments of the Sun and the stars.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook $54.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Environments of the Sun and the Stars
Editors
  • Jean-Pierre Rozelot
  • Coralie Neiner
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Physics
Series Volume
857
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-30648-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-30648-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-30647-1
Series ISSN
0075-8450
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 253
Number of Illustrations
131 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
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