Instabilities in Luminous Early Type Stars [E-Book] : Proceedings of a Workshop in Honour of Professor Cees De Jager on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday held in Lunteren, The Netherlands, 21–24 April 1986 / edited by Henny J. G. L. M. Lamers, Camiel W. H. De Loore.
Lamers, Henny J. G. L. M., (editor)
Loore, Camiel W. H. De, (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1987
XVI, 290 p. online resource.
Astrophysics and Space Science Library, A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Reviews ; 136
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Table of Contents:
  • Section I: Invited Reviews and General Discussions
  • The upper HR diagram - An observational overview
  • Observations and interpretations of stellar pulsations
  • Theory of non-radial pulsations in massive early-type stars
  • Theory of vibrational instabilities in luminous early type stars
  • Observed variations in O and Of stars
  • Observed variations in Wolf-Rayet stars
  • Variations in luminous blue variables
  • Giant outbursts of the Eta Carinae - P Cygni type
  • Instabilities due to convection and rotation
  • Shock waves in luminous early-type stars
  • Radiation driven instabilities
  • Stellar instabilities in the upper part of the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram
  • Section II: Poster Papers
  • Massive stars in nearby galaxies
  • Rate of mass-loss in the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram
  • The unstable of 06.5f?p star HD 148937 and its interstellar environment
  • Two comments of the Beta Cephei variable 12 Lacertae
  • Non radially pulsating Wolf-Rayet stars
  • Sobolev type line profile in case of non radial wind density perturbations
  • Episodic distortion and dust formation in the wind of WR140
  • Photometric variability of Wolf-Rayet stars
  • Improved mass loss rates for WC7-9 stars: their effect on the Wolf-Rayet stellar wind momentum problem
  • Variability of Wolf-Rayet stars in linear polarization
  • An extended nebulosity surrounding the S Dor variable R127
  • The LMC-S Dor variable R 71 - an IRAS point source
  • Eclipse spectrum of the LMC P Cyg star R 81
  • The light- and colour variation of Eta Carinae for the years 1983–1986 in the VBLUW system
  • Do superluminous stars really explode?
  • Radiation pressure in acoustic wave calculations of early type stars
  • The influence of photospheric turbulence on stellar mass loss
  • Nonlinear dynamics of instabilities in line-driven stellar winds
  • The X-ray emission of Tau Sco, Bo V, and the problems posed for embedded shock models
  • Name index
  • Object index.