Re: [nbos] Determining Stellar Values
"Dalton Calford"
Fri Feb 22nd, 2008
Thanks Hal,

I appreciate the effort.

On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 15:43 -0500, hal-at-buffnet.net wrote:
> At 04:19 PM 2/21/2008 -0000, you wrote:
> >I'm only an amateur astronomer and my astrophysics is very sketchy.
> >However, I use the Norton Star Atlas a great deal for my observational
> >activities and I know it contains a whole raft of formulae and technical
> >info. Try borrowing a copy from your library and see if it has what you
> >need.
>
> I didn't want to speak up and tell you that it is possible to estimate the
> mass of a star based on its luminocity alone because it has been a while
> since I've even looked at the book containing the formulas let alone can
> regurgitate the formula. In a nut shell, Luminocity and Stellar Mass and
> Stellar Temperatures are all inter-related. If you know two values, you
> can determine the third. I will try and dig up the book and see if I can
> locate the requisite formulas and post them here - hopefully by Saturday.
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