Stellar Interiors Physical Principles, Structure, and Evolution

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Series Editors:

M. Harwit, R. Kippenhahn, V. Trimble, J.-P. Zahn

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Advisory Board: J.N. Bahcall P.L. Biermann S. Chandrasekhar S.M. Faber L.V. Kuhi P.G. Mezger P.A. Strittmatter


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C.J. Hansen S.D. Kawaler

Stellar Interiors Physical Principles, Structure, and Evolution With 84 Figures

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Carl J. Hansen

Steven D. Kawa1er

Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics University of Colorado Boulder, CO 80309 USA

Department of Physics and Astronomy Iowa State University Ames, IA 500 11 USA

Series Editors Martin Harwit National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian Institution 7th SI. and Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20560 USA

Rudolf Kippenhahn Max-Planck-Institut fUr Physik und Astrophysik Institut fUr Astrophysik Karl-SchwarzschildStraBe I D-8046 Garching Germany

Virginia Trimble Astronomy Program University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742, USA and Department of Physics University of California Irvine, CA 92717 USA

Jean-Paul Zahn Universite Paul Sabatier Observatoires du Pic-du-Midi et de Toulouse 14, Avenue EdouardBelin F-31400 Toulouse France

Additional material to this book can be downloaded from http://extras.springeLcom. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Hansen, Carl J. Stellar interiors: physical principles, structure, and evolution Carl J. Hansen, Steven D. Kawaler. -- 1st ed. p. cm. -- (Astronomy and astrophysics library) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-387-94138-X. -- ISBN 3-540-941 38-X I. Stars--Structure. 2. Stars--Evolution. 3. Astrophysics. I. Kawaler, Steven D. II. Title. III. Series. QB808.H36 1994 91-27498 523.8--dc20 CIP Cover art; Calligraphy by Sara Compton. Printed on acid-free paper. © 1994 by Springer-Verlag New York , Inc. Softcover reprint of the hardcover 1st edition 1994

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