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Stellar astrophysics; proceedings.


Stellar astrophysics; proceedings.

Pacific Rim conference on Stellar Astrophysics (9th: 2011: Lijang, China) Ed. by Shengbang Qian et al.

Astronomical Soc./Pacific

360 pages



Astronomical Society of the Pacific conference series; v.451


The 60 papers in this collection cover binary stars; variable stars and cataclysmic variables; star formation; high-energy astrophysics and black holes; and galaxies, star clusters, and planets. Among the topics are gravitational wave foreground radiation from neutron star-dwarf binaries, the chromospheric activity of late-type stars of the different rotational periods, spectrophotometry and model atmosphere flux fitting, the light-time effect and tertiary companions in close binary stars, the age of the local interstellar bubble, and the current status and outreach activities of radio astronomy in Malaysia. Only the authors are indexed. (A[c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

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