Arrives in 3-7 Business Days
Revising topics and results to include the latest research, this updated third edition describes the equipment, observational techniques, and analysis used to investigate stellar photospheres. Topics covered include radiation transfer, models of stellar photospheres, spectroscopic equipment, observing stellar spectra, and techniques for measuring stellar characteristics. The comprehensive textbook is ideal for advanced students of stellar physics. Each chapter contains exercises, and useful real star data and primary references can be found throughout.