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The tool public_atmos.tbz implements a simple stellar atmosphere model. It assumes a one-dimensional slab in hydrostatic and local thermodynamic equilibrium with gray rosseland mean opacities. Still, it can be useful as a quick diagnostic of a stellar atmosphere, or for checking the effects of a more elaborate piece of local physics (e.g., ionization, such as the figure on the right).

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1 M temperature structure
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1 M ionization structure


 



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