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Introduction to Stellar Statistics

International Series of Monographs in Natural Philosophy

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1967
  • Author: Rudolf Kurth
  • Editor: D. ter Haar
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 4 9 5 - 1

Introduction to Stellar Statistics discusses the fundamental concepts that are essential in utilizing statistical methods in quantifying the variables present in celestial bodies.… Read more

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Introduction to Stellar Statistics discusses the fundamental concepts that are essential in utilizing statistical methods in quantifying the variables present in celestial bodies. The title emphasizes detailing a conceptual system that aids in the organization of collected data. The text first introduces stellar statistics, and then proceeds to covering the observational data and the elements. Next, the selection talks about the apparent distribution of the stars and galaxies. Chapter V tackles kinematics, while Chapter VI covers stellar distances. In the last chapter, the text presents the integral equation of stellar statistics. The book will be of great interest to scientists involved in the study of celestial bodies, such astronomers and astrophysicists.