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Title Reviews in frontiers of modern astrophysics : from space debris to cosmology / Petr Kabath, David Jones, Marek Skarka, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2020.

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Subject Astrophysics.
Alt Name Kabath, Petr.
Jones, David.
Skarka, Marek.
Description 1 online resource (418 pages)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
4.4 Abundance Gradients in the Milky Way and in Nearby Spiral Galaxies from Direct Abundance Determinations
Contents Intro -- Foreword of the Director of the PI Institute -- Acknowledgement -- Contents -- Space Debris: Optical Measurements -- Contents -- 1 Space Debris -- 1.1 Satellite Infrastructure -- 1.2 Spatial Distribution -- 1.3 Origins and Sources -- 1.4 Population Growth -- 2 Measurement Techniques -- 2.1 Passive Optical -- 2.2 Optical Active, Satellite Laser Ranging -- 2.3 Radar -- 2.4 In-Situ -- 3 Research with Passive Optical Telescopes -- 3.1 Survey, Astrometry and Cataloguing -- 3.2 Photometry, Light Curves -- 3.3 Color Photometry -- 3.4 Reflectance Spectroscopy -- 4 Conclusions -- References
Meteors: Light from Comets and Asteroids -- Contents -- 1 Introduction: The Space of Meteoroids -- 1.1 Overview -- 1.2 Terms in Meteor Astronomy -- 2 Atmospheric Interaction: Basics of Meteor Physics -- 3 The Nature of Meteor Radiation: Spectra and Meteoroid Composition -- 4 Meteor Observations and Meteoroid Population Studies -- 5 Summary -- References -- Extrasolar Enigmas: From Disintegrating Exoplanets to Exoasteroids -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Observing Methods and Strategies -- 2.1 Radial Velocities (RV) -- 2.2 The Transit Method -- 2.3 Transmission Spectroscopy and Exo-Atmospheres
2.4 Observing Strategies of Exoplanetary Space Missions -- 3 Dust Environment in Exoplanets -- 3.1 Absorption, Scattering, and Extinction -- 3.2 Cross-Section, Opacity, and Phase Function -- 3.3 Albedo, Equilibrium Temperature, and Radiative Acceleration -- 3.4 Dust Condensation -- 3.5 Dust Sublimation -- 4 Known Disintegrating Exoplanets -- 4.1 Kepler-1520b -- 4.1.1 Interpretation -- 4.1.2 Variability -- 4.1.3 Pre-transit Brightening -- 4.1.4 Particle Size and Chemical Composition -- 4.2 K2-22b -- 5 Minor Bodies in Extrasolar Systems -- 5.1 Exo-Asteroids: A Debris Disk Around WD 1145+017
5.2 Exo-Comets -- 6 Boyajian's Star -- 6.1 Discovery and the Kepler Light Curve -- 6.2 Follow Up Observations -- 6.3 The Long Term Variability -- 6.4 Possible Explanation and Models -- 6.4.1 A Swarm of Comets -- 6.4.2 Massive Asteroids Wrapped in Dust -- 6.4.3 The Lord of the Rings -- 7 Ongoing and Future Space Missions -- 7.1 TESS -- 7.2 The PLATO Space Mission -- 7.3 The ARIEL Space Mission -- References -- Physical Conditions and Chemical Abundances in Photoionized Nebulae from Optical Spectra -- Contents -- 1 A Very Brief Introduction on Emission Line Spectra of Photoionized Nebulae
1.1 Why Are Abundances in Photoionized Nebulae Important in Astrophysics? -- 1.2 Recent Reviews on Chemical Abundance Determinations -- 2 Observational Spectroscopic Data: The First Step to Obtain Reliable Abundances -- 3 Determination of Physical Conditions and Ionic Abundances -- 3.1 The Direct Method -- 3.1.1 Analysis Tools -- 3.2 Abundances in Distant Photoionized Nebulae: The Strong Line Methods -- 4 Advances in Abundances Determinations in Photoionized Nebulae -- 4.1 Atomic Data -- 4.2 Ionization Correction Factors -- 4.3 Oxygen Enrichment in PNe
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9783030385095 (electronic bk.)
3030385094 (electronic bk.)
3030385086
9783030385088
OCLC # 1159170036
Additional Format Print version: Kabath, Petr Reviews in Frontiers of Modern Astrophysics : From Space Debris to Cosmology Cham : Springer International Publishing AG,c2020 9783030385088.


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