Our Astronomical Column


    THE MASSES OF THE STARS.—The mass of a star is perhaps its most important element, but it is one that can be ascertained only in exceptional cases. Prof. H. N. Russell, in a paper read at the twenty-first meeting of the American Astronomical Society, gathered together all the evidence, direct and indirect, on the subject, grouping the results by spectral type.

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    Our Astronomical Column. Nature 105, 500 (1920). https://doi.org/10.1038/105500a0

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