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Physics of the galaxy and interstellar matter

H. Scheffler

Physics of the galaxy and interstellar matter

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementH.Scheffler, H.Elsässer ; translated by A.H. Armstrong.
ContributionsElsässer, Hans, 1929-, Armstrong, A.H.
The Physical Object
Pagination492p. ;
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22806057M
ISBN 103540173153

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This book is addressed primarily to students taking astronomy as a prin­ cipal or subsidiary subject, and to scientists of related fields, but amateur as­ tronomers should also be able to profit from it. For most chapters an elementary knowledge of mathematics and physics will be sufficient, however, Chaps.

5 and 6 impose somewhat greater. Get this from a library. Physics of the Galaxy and Interstellar Matter. [Helmut Scheffler; Hans Elsässer] -- This book is based on the authors' long standing experience in teaching astronomy courses.

It presents in a modern and complete way our present picture of the physics. Physics of the Galaxy and Interstellar Matter by H. Scheffler,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scheffler, Helmut, Physics of the galaxy and interstellar matter.

New York ; London: Springer-Verlag, © The present book is a translation of the original German edition (published in ) with some minor corrections and improvements. The guide to sup­ plementary and advanced literature given in the Appendix, however, has been brought up to date.

Physics of the Interstellar Matter.- Radiation in the Interstellar Gas.- Radiation Transport.- Line Emission and Absorption Under Interstellar Conditions.- Continuous Emission and Absorption.- State of the Interstellar Gas.- Ionisation.- Formation and Dissociation of Interstellar Molecules.- Heat.

The present book is a translation of the original German edition (published in ) with some minor corrections and improvements. The guide to sup­ plementary and advanced literature given in the Appendix, however, has been brought up to date. This book is addressed primarily to students taking.

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/ Springer-Verlag, Author: P. Gondhalekar. Abstract. Radiation Transport Equation: Let us follow the propagation of radiation of frequency v along the line of sight towards the observer, in the region of an interstellar cloud (Fig.

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