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Understand B-type starsWhen observations of B stars made from space are added to observations made from the ground and the total body of observational information is confronted with theoretical expectations about B stars, it is clear that nonthermal phenomena occur in the atmospheres of B stars. The nature of these phenomena and what they imply about the physical state of a B star and how a B star evolves are examined using knowledge of the spectrum of a B star as a key to obtaining an understanding of what a B star is like. Three approaches to modeling stellar structure (atmospheres) are considered, the characteristic properties of a mantle, and B stars and evolution are discussed.
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Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Other - Other
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1982
Publication Information
Publication: B Stars With and Without Emission Lines, Parts 1 and 2
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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