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Stellar Astrophysics for the Local Group

Series: Cambridge Contemporary Astrophysics Series

Edited By: A Aparicio

607 pages, Figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jun 1998 | #115462 | ISBN: 0521632552
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About this book

Provides graduate students and researchers with an invaluable introduction to and reference on the new subject of extragalactic stellar astrophysics.


Contents

1. Fundamentals of stellar evolution theory: understanding the HRD C. Chiosi; 2. Quantitative spectroscopy of the brightest blue supergiant stars in galaxies R. P. Kudritzki; 3. Observations of the most luminous stars in local group galaxies P. Massey; 4. Calibration of the extragalactic distance scale B. F. Madore and W. L. Freedman; 5. Dwarf galaxies G. S. Da Costa; 6. Luminous galaxies M. Mateo; 7. Chemical evolution of the ISM in nearby galaxies E. D. Skillman; 8. Populations of massive stars and the interstellar medium C. Leitherer.


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