Daily Archives: March 9, 2011

Fitzpatrick on “UV spectral synthesis of Vega” and the “A-star puzzle”

An A-type main-sequence star is a main-sequence (hydrogen-burning) star of spectral type A and luminosity class V. These stars have spectra which are defined by strong hydrogen Balmer absorption lines, have┬ámasses from 1.4 to 2.1 times the mass of the … Continue reading

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