Light Curves of Variable Stars : A Pictorial Atlas

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Light Curves of Variable Stars : A Pictorial Atlas

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 229 p.
  • 言語 ENG
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Table of Contents

        List of contributors                       xi
Preface xiii
Acknowledgements xvi
Journal abbreviations xvii
Acronyms and abbreviations xix
Introduction 1 (29)
Variable stars 1 (5)
Nomenclature of variable stars 6 (2)
The classification of variable stars 8 (12)
Bibliography of variable stars 20 (2)
Variable stars, photometric systems and 22 (8)
photometric precision
Eruptive variables 30 (33)
Luminous Blue Variables/S Dor stars 30 (10)
Wolf-Rayet stars 40 (5)
Pre-main sequence stars 45 (8)
Flare stars 53 (6)
R Coronae Borealis variables 59 (4)
Pulsating variables 63 (49)
α Cygni variables 63 (4)
β Cephei variables 67 (6)
Be stars 73 (5)
53 Per/mid-B/slowly-pulsating B variables 78 (3)
δ Scuti variables 81 (2)
RR Lyrae variables 83 (3)
Cepheid variables 86 (5)
Type II Cepheids 91 (5)
RV Tau variables 96 (2)
Semi-regular and slow irregular variables 98 (8)
Mira variables 106 (2)
ZZ Ceti variables 108 (4)
Rotating variables 112 (17)
Ap and roAp stars 112 (5)
Ellipsoidal variables 117 (3)
By Draconis variables 120 (3)
FK Comae variables 123 (2)
Pulsars 125 (4)
Cataclysmic (explosive and nova-like) 129 (39)
variables
Supernovae 129 (5)
Novae 134 (7)
Nova-like stars 141 (7)
Dwarf novae 148 (14)
Symbiotic stars 162 (6)
Eclipsing binary systems 168 (20)
Algol type eclipsing binaries 168 (5)
β Lyrae type eclipsing binaries 173 (5)
RS Canum Venaticorum eclipsing binaries 178 (5)
W UMa type variables 183 (5)
X-Ray binaries 188 (12)
References 200 (16)
Addresses of interest 216 (2)
Appendix: Tables 218 (3)
Illustration credits 221 (3)
Object index 224 (3)
Subject index 227