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Introduction

Leon Mestel

in Stellar Magnetism

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199641741
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191738609 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641741.003.0001

Series: International Series of Monographs on Physics

                   Introduction

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This introductory chapter begins with a review of the history of studies on extraterrestrial magnetism, solar phenomena, cosmical magnetic fields, and more. It then discusses stellar magnetic fields.

Keywords: extraterrestrial magnetism; solar phenomena; cosmical magnetic fields; stellar magnetic fields

Chapter.  4912 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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