The New Cosmos pp 162-178 | Cite as

Theory of Fraunhofer Lines: Chemical Composition of Stellar Atmospheres

  • Albrecht Unsöld
Part of the Heidelberg Science Library book series (HSL)


From the theory of the continuous spectra of stars we now turn to the quantitative study of the Fraunhofer lines.


Heavy Element Solar Spectrum Equivalent Width Stellar Atmosphere Horizontal Branch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albrecht Unsöld
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical Physics and University ObservatoryKielGermany

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