The environments of the sun and the stars / Jean-Pierre Rozelot, Coralie Neiner, editors.Material type: TextSeries: Lecture notes in physics ; 857.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013. Description: 1 online resource (xi, 253 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783642306488; 3642306489; 3642306470; 9783642306471Subject(s): Sun | Solar atmosphere | Space environment | Plasma astrophysics | Physique | Astronomie | Plasma astrophysics | Solar atmosphere | Space environment | Sun | Physics | Planetology | Astrophysics | Astronomy, Observations and Techniques | Astrophysics and Astroparticles | Extraterrestrial Physics, Space SciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Observations. Additional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 523.7 LOC classification: QB521 | .E58 2013Online resources: Click here to access online
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Based on lectures given at a CNRS summer school in France, this book covers many aspects of stellar environments (both observational and theoretical) and offers a broad overview of the field. More specifically, Part I of the book focuses on the Sun, the properties of the ejected plasma, of the solar wind and on space weather. The second part deals with tides in planetary systems and in binary stellar systems, as well as with interactions in massive binary stars as seen by interferometry. Finally the chapters of Part III discuss the environments of young or evolved stars, stellar winds, agnetic fields and disks. With its broad approach the book will provide advanced students as well as researchers with a good overview of the environments of the Sun and the stars.
Discontinuities and Turbulence in the Solar Wind / Laurence Rezeau -- Nature and Variability of Plasmas Ejected by the Sun / J.-C. Vial -- Space Weather and Space Climate--What the Look from the Earth Tells Us About the Sun / Katya Georgieva -- Tides in Planetary Systems and in Multiple Stars: a Physical Picture / Stéphane Mathis and Françoise Remus -- Interactions in Massive Binary Stars as Seen by Interferometry / F. Millour, A. Meilland, P. Stee and O. Chesneau -- Very Close Environments of Young Stars / F. Malbet -- An Introduction to Accretion Disks / E. Alecian -- Stellar Winds, Magnetic Fields and Disks / Asif ud-Doula -- Magnetic Field and Convection in the Cool Supergiant Betelgeuse / P. Petit, M. Aurière, R. Konstantinova-Antova, A. Morgenthaler and G. Perrin, et al. -- The Formation of Circumstellar Disks Around Evolved Stars / Olivier Chesneau.
Includes bibliographical references and index.