Table of contents for Textbook of astronomy and astrophysics with elements of cosmology / V.B. Bhatia.


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Part 1.   General Astronomy                                     1
          1. Systems of Coordinates 1
          2. Time 8
          3. Stellar Parallaxes 12
          4. The Proper Motion 13
          5. Stellar Magnitudes 20
          6. Stellar Classification 28
          7. H-R Diagrams 42
          8. Stellar Masses 55

Part 2.   Stellar Atmospheres                                 82
          1. Radiative Transfer 82
          2. Model Atmospheres 114
          3. Theory of Absorption Lines 122

Part 3.   Stellar Structure                                  137
          1. Introduction 137
          2. Virial Theorem 139
          3. Hydrostatic Equilibrium 146
          4. Thermodynamics of a Mixture of Gas and
              Radiation 154
          5. Polytropic Gaseous Sphere 157
          6. Radiative and Convective Transport
              of Energy 165
          7. The Standard Model 172
          8. Convective Energy Transport-
              Mixing Length 175
          9. Mean Molecular Weight 178
          10. Opacity of Stellar Matter 181

Part 4.   Stellar Energy Sources and Nucleosynthesis         191
           1. Stellar Energy Sources 191
           2. Origin of Elements-Nucleosynthesis 220

Part 5.  White Dwarf and Neutron Stars                      253
           1. White Dwarf Stars 253
           2. Neutron Stars-Pulsars 283





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Cosmology