The Zero-Age Main Sequence

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


We consider here a sequence of chemically homogeneous models in complete (mechanical and thermal) equilibrium with central hydrogen burning. All of them are composed of the same hydrogen-rich mixture, while the stellar mass M varies from model to model along the sequence.


Radiation Pressure Main Sequence Stellar Mass Hydrogen Burning Convective Core 
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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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