Evolution Through Helium Burning: Massive Stars

  • Rudolf Kippenhahn
  • Alfred Weigert
  • Achim Weiss
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Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)

Abstract

Stars above approximately 8 \(M_{\odot}\) constitute the massive stars range. Their evolution is dominated by effects of convection, by severe mass loss, and rotation.

Keywords

Mass Loss Massive Star Mass Loss Rate Main Sequence Stellar Wind 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf Kippenhahn
    • 1
  • Alfred Weigert
    • 2
  • Achim Weiss
    • 3
  1. 1.GöttingenGermany
  2. 2.Universität HamburgHamburgGermany
  3. 3.Max-Planck-Institut für AstrophysikGarchingGermany

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