Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 89, Issue 2, pp 377–385 | Cite as

The use of derivative techniques in astronomical spectroscopy

  • Carlotta Bonoli


Some remarks on the use of derivative spectroscopy in astronomy are considered. The advantages and the problems which arise with this technique are outlined.


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© D. Reidel Publishing Co 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlotta Bonoli
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  1. 1.Osservatorio Astronomico di PadovaPadovaItaly

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