The stellar atmosphere is the outer region of the volume of a star, lying above the stellar core, radiation zone and convection zone.
- Front Matter
- 1: Definitions of and Relations between Quantities used in Radiation Theory
- 2: Blackbody Radiation
- 3: The Exponential Integral Function
- 4: Flux, Specific Intensity and other Astrophysical Terms
- 5: Absorption, Scattering, Extinction and the Equation of Transfer
- 6: Limb Darkening
- 7: Atomic Spectroscopy
- 8: Boltzmann's and Saha's Equations
- 9: Oscillator Strengths and Related Topics
- 10: Line Profiles
- 11: Curve of Growth
- Back Matter
Thumbnail: Note the two smaller eruptions before the big one. The Sun’s upper atmosphere (corona) is shown here. (CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported; Patrick McCauley/From Quarks to Quasars/SDO via Wikipedia).