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The make-up of stars

Asplund, Martin

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The chemical composition of stars contain vital clues not only about the stars themselves but also about the conditions prevailing before their births. As such, stellar spectroscopy plays a key role in contemporary astrophysics and cosmology by probing cosmic, galactic, stellar and planetary evolution. In this review I will describe the theoretical foundations of quantitative stellar spectroscopy: stellar atmosphere models and spectral line formation. I will focus mainly on more recent advances...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38463
Source: AIP Conference Proceedings
DOI: 10.1063/1.4902844

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