Solar Physics

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 13–17 | Cite as

The solar abundance of gold

  • John E. Ross
  • Lawrence H. Aller


From 13 scans obtained with a double-band pass spectrograph at the Snow telescope at Mount Wilson, interpreted by the method of spectral synthesis, the abundance of gold turns out to be log [N(Au)/N(H)] + 12 = 0.70, assuming loggf = − 0.57.


Gold Spectral Synthesis Solar Abundance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John E. Ross
    • 1
  • Lawrence H. Aller
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesU.S.A.

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