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ID: 421658.0, MPI für Astronomie / Publikationen_mpia
Commission 45: spectral classification
Authors:Giridhar, Sunetra; Gray, Richard O.; Corbally, Christopher J.; Bailer-Jones, Coryn A. L.; Eyer, Laurent; Irwin, Michael J.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Majewski, Steven; Minniti, Dante; Nordström, Birgitta
Language:English
Publisher:Cambridge Univ. Press
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2008
Title of Proceedings:Transactions of the IAU
Start Page:228
End Page:235
Title of Series:Transactions of the IAU
Volume (in Series):27
Name of Conference/Meeting:Transactions of the International Astronomical Union, Series A
Review Status:not specified
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:This report gives an update of developments (since the last General Assembly at Prague) in the areas that are of relevance to the commission. In addition to numerous papers, a new monograph entitled Stellar Spectral Classification with Richard Gray and Chris Corbally as leading authors will be published by Princeton University Press as part of their Princeton Series in Astrophysics in April 2009. This book is an up-to-date and encyclopedic review of stellar spectral classification across the H-R diagram, including the traditional MK system in the blue-violet, recent extensions into the ultraviolet and infrared, the newly defined L-type and T-type spectral classes, as well as spectral classification of carbon stars, S-type stars, white dwarfs, novae, supernovae and Wolf-Rayet stars.
Comment of the Author/Creator:Date: 2008, December 1, 2008
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Conference-Paper
Communicated by:N. N.
Affiliations:MPI für Astronomie
Identifiers:URL:http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2008IAUTA..27..228G [ID No:1]
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