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Astrophysics of Gaseous Nebulae and Active Galactic Nuclei

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ISBN-10: 1891389343

ISBN-13: 9781891389344

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Donald E. Osterbrock, Gary J. Ferland

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List price: $103.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University Science Books
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 7.24" wide x 9.25" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Gary J. Ferland is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kentucky.

General introduction
Photoionization equilibrium
Thermal equilibrium
Calculation of emitted spectrum
Comparison of theory with observations
Internal dynamics of gaseous nebulae
Interstellar dust
Infrared radiation and molecules
H II regions in the galactic context
Planetary nebulae
Heavy elements and high-energy effects
Nova and supernova remnants
Active galactic nuclei - diagnostics and physics
Active galactic nuclei - results
Measures of light
Milne relation between capture and photoionization cross sections
Emissions lines of neutral atoms
Nebular quantum mechanics
Atomic data for heavy element ionization balance
Quantum mechanics of molecules