Host Stars and their Effects on Exoplanet Atmospheres [E-Book] : An Introductory Overview / by Jeffrey Linsky.
Linsky, Jeffrey, (author)
1st edition 2019.
Cham : Springer, 2019
X, 273 pages 143 illustrations, 104 illustrations in color (online resource)
Lecture Notes in Physics ; 955
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Table of Contents:
  • Why are Host Stars Important for Understanding Exoplanet Atmospheres?
  • Stellar activity-phenomenology and general principles
  • Magnetic Fields-the Source of Stellar Activity
  • Stellar Chromospheres-the Source of UV Emission
  • Stellar Coronae-the Source of X-ray Emission
  • Reconstructing the Missing Stellar Emission
  • Stellar Winds
  • Correlations of Observables with Stellar Age and Rotation
  • Stellar Space Weather-Connecting Host Stars to Their Exoplanets - Host Star Driven Exoplanet Mass Loss
  • Host Star Driven Photochemistry in Exoplanet Atmospheres
  • Star-Planet Interactions (SPI)-Real or Imaginary?
  • Final Comments and Speculation.