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- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
Short-period binaries run the gamut from widely separated stars to black-hole pairs; in between are systems that include neutron stars and white dwarfs, and partially evolved systems such as tidally distorted and over-contact systems. These objects represent stages of evolution of binary stars, and their degrees of separation provide critical clues... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
The ESO workshop "Multiple Stars across the H-R Diagram" was held in Garching on July 12-15, 2005. The topics included observations of multiple stars from ground and space, dynamical and stellar evolution in multiple systems, effects of the environment on multiplicity, formation and early evolution of multiple stars, and special components... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00
The existence of blue straggler stars, which appear younger, hotter, and more massive than their siblings, is at odds with a simple picture of stellar evolution. Such stars should have exhausted their nuclear fuel and evolved long ago to become cooling white dwarfs. They are found to exist in globular clusters, open clusters, dwarf spheroidal galaxies... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 259.00
Covers the appreciation of the achievements of the great astronomer, Zdenek Kopal Personal reminiscences brought forward by Kopal's former students and colleagues Reflects the state of the art of the dynamically evolving field of binary research, which owes so much to the pioneering work of Zdenek Kopal more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 72.00
This 2006 volume discusses the statistics of binary stars; the evolution of single stars; and interaction between multiple stars. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 44.95
Double & Multiple Stars, and How to Observe Them' is written specially for practical amateur astronomers who not only want to observe, but want to know and understand the details of exactly what they are looking at. It is a mine of information for all levels of amateur observers, from the beginner to the experienced. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 59.00
This volume contains lecture notes presented at the 22nd Advanced Course of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy. The contributors deal with symbiotic stars, cataclysmic variables, massive binaries and X-ray binaries, in an attempt to provide a better understanding of stellar evolution. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.00
Contributions to this conference covered the latest achievements in the field and reflected the state of the art of the dynamically evolving area of binary research more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 119.00
Focuses on the formulation of mathematical models for the light curves of eclipsing binary stars, and on the algorithms for generating such models. This book provides astronomers, both amateur and professional, with a guide for specifying an astrophysical model for a set of observations. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Binary and Multiple Systems of Stars focuses on spectroscopic observational results and interpretations of binaries, and a few of multiple systems. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with the basic concepts and terminologies used in the study of binary and multiple systems of stars. Then, the incidence of both star systems is described.... more...