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These workshop proceedings aim to provide a broad overview of recent developments in the study of hot stars, both from the observational and the theoretical point of view. Included are first results from the Hubble Space Telescope and ROSAT, the effects of non-radial pulsations, mass loss, magnetic fields, and diffusion, as well as modern theoretical methods to treat radiative transfer and compute model atmospheres. Many new results are described, including the discovery of a B star in the halo of M31. Together the reviews provide a general overview of hot-star spectroscopy suitable for preparing advanced lecture courses and as an introductory text for graduate students.
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The Atmospheres of Early-Type Stars: Proceedings of a Workshop Organized Jointly by the UK SERC's Collaborative Computational Project No. 7 and the Institut für Theoretische Physik und Sternwarte, University of Kiel Held at the University of Kiel, Germany 18–20 September 1991 0 out of 5 stars based on 0 ratings.