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Late-type stars

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/9780199641741.003.0008

Series: International Series of Monographs on Physics

                   Late-type stars

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This chapter discusses the following: the solar-stellar connection; the rotational history of late-type main-sequence stars; the Sun: new observational material; phenomenological studies of the solar dynamo; the solar dynamo revisited; the tachocline; the solar-stellar connection revisited; and return to the standard dynamo equations.

Keywords: solar-stellar connection; late-type main-sequence stars; Sun; solar dynamo; tachocline

Chapter.  42773 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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