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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 245–251 | Cite as

Solution of the transfer equation in a scattering atmosphere with spherical symmetry

  • M. Missana
Article

Abstract

An exact formal solution of then-approximation radiative transfer equations for the Compton scattering in a spherically symmetric atmosphere is obtained.

In view of further applications, the simple case of a density ϱ(r)=ϱ0/r is fully developed and the 20 approximation equations have been studied with the computer.

Keywords

Atmosphere Formal Solution Radiative Transfer Transfer Equation Spherical Symmetry 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Missana
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  1. 1.Astrophysics DepartmentOxford UniversityEngland

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