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Simple Models in the UV Plane

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

Abstract

There are stars in which the nuclear energy generation proceeding close to the centre creates such a high energy flux that the whole central region is convective. These stars can be described by models with a convective core and a radiative envelope. In later stages of stellar evolution the nuclear fuel in the central region of the star is exhausted and nuclear burning takes place only at the surface of a burned-out core. Under certain circumstances these models with shell burning can be described by a core that is isothermal, since no energy has to be transported there, and that is surrounded by a radiative envelope.

Keywords

Versus Plane Stellar Evolution Envelope Curve Convective Core Core Solution 
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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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