Bengt Strömgren Bibliography

Papers, etc.

Papers are at the University of Aarhus and elsewhere. There are oral history interviews taken in 1976 and 1978 at the AIP Center for the History of Physics.

Other References: Historical

Arny, Thomas, “The Star Makers: a History of the Theories of Stellar Structure and Evolution,” Vistas in Astronomy 33, 2, 211-33 (1990).

Cowling, Thomas, “The Development of the Theory of Stellar Structures,” QJRAS 7, 121-37 (1966).

Gustafsson, Bengt, “Bengt Strömgren’s Approach to the Galaxy,” in J. Andersen, J. Bland-Hawthorn & B. Nordström, eds., The Galaxy Disk in Cosmological Context. Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 254 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009), pp. 3-16.

Knude, Jens, ”Bengt Stromgren's Work in Photometry,” in A.G.D. Philip, A.R. Upgren and K.A. Janes, eds., Precision Photometry: Astrophysics of the Galaxy, Proceedings of the conference held 3-4 October, 1990 at Union College, Schenectady, NY (Davis Press, Schenectady, NY, 1991).

Osterbrock, Donald E., Yerkes Observatory 1892-1950: The Birth, Near Death, and Resurrection of a Scientific Research Institution (Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1997).

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Rise of Astrophysics,” Annals NY Acad. Sci. 198, 245-54 (1972).

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Other References: Scientific

Nissen, P.E., “Bibliography—Bengt Strömgren,” in Astrophysics: Recent Progress and Future Possibilities. Invited Reviews at a Symposium in Honour of Bengt Stromgren [1908-1987] held in Copenhagen, May 25-26, 1988, B. Gustafsson & P.E. Nissen, eds. (The Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters, Copenhagen, 1990), p. 9.

Reiz, A. & T. Andersen, eds., Astronomical Papers Dedicated to Bengt Strömgren, Presented at a Symposium Held in Copenhagen, May 30-June 1, 1978 (Copenhagen University Observatory, Copenhagen, 1978?).

Strömgren, B. “Bestimmung der RA von 131 polnahen Sternen. nach Beobachtungen in den Jahren 1921 - 1923 angestellt am Repsoldschen Durchgangsinstrument der Kopenhagener Sternwarte,” Publ. og mindre Medd. fra Koebenhavns Obs. 50, 12-15 (1925).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Die Bestimmung erster parabolischer Bahnen unter Anwendung der Rechenmaschine,” Astronomische Nachrichten 224, 341-44 (1925).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Photoelektrische Registrierung von Sterndurchgängen,” Astronomische Nachrichten 226, 81-88 (1926).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Photoelektrische Registrierung von Sterndurchgängen,” Astronomische Nachrichten 226, 279-80 (1926).

Strömgren, Ellis & Bengt, Astronomiske Skitser (Gyldendal, Nordisk forlag, Kobenhavn, 1927). [in Danish]

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Point-Source Model with Coefficient of Opacity K=K1ρT–3.5,” Zeitschrift für Astrophyzik 2, 345-69 (1931).

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Possible Solutions of the ‘Equations of Fit’ on the Standard Model,” MNRAS 91, 466-82 (1931).

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Opacity of Stellar Matter and the Hydrogen Content of the Stars,” Zeitschrift für Astrophyzik 4, 118-52 (1932).

Strömgren, Bengt, “On the Interpretation of the Hertzsprung-Russell-Diagram,” Zeitschrift für Astrophyzik 7, 222 (1933).

Strömgren, Elis, Bengt Strömgren, & Lisa Kruger, Lehrbuch der Astronomie (Springer, Berlin, 1933).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Die Ionisation in den Atmospheären der Himmelskörper,” Handbuch der Astrophysik 7, 203 (1936).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Thermodynamik der Sterne und Pulsationstheorie,” Handbuch der Astrophysik 7, 212 (1936).

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Boundary-Value Problem of the Theory of Stellar Absorption Lines,” Ap.J. 86, 1-27 (1937).

Kuiper, G.P., O. Struve, & B. Strömgren, “The Interpretation of ε Aurigae,” Ap.J. 86, 570-612 (1937).

Strömgren, Bengt, “On the Helium and Hydrogen Content of the Interior of the Stars,” Ap.J. 87, 520-34 (1938).

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Physical State of Interstellar Hydrogen,” Ap.J. 89, 526-47 (1939). [reprinted in the centennial edition Ap.J. 525C, 299 (1999) with a modern commentary by C.R. O’Dell]

Stromgren, Elis, Bengt Stromgren, Nikolai Fedorovich Bulaevskii, & S.Shorygin, Astronomiia (1941) [in Russian].

Strömgren, Bengt, “On the Density Distribution and Chemical Composition of the Interstellar Gas,” Ap.J. 108, 242-75 (1948).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Interstellar Matter,” Observatory 70, 44-46 (1950) [summary, by another, of three lectures].

Strömgren, Bengt & K. Gyldenkerne, “Spectral Classification of G and K Stars Through Photoelectric Photometry with Interference Filters,” Ap.J. 121, 43-50 (1955).

Morgan, W.W., Bengt Strömgren, & Hugh M. Johnson, “A Description of Certain Galactic Nebulosities,” Ap.J. 121, 611-15 (1955).

Strömgren, Bengt, “2-Dimensional Spectral Classification of F Stars through Photoelectric Photometry with Interference Filters,” Vistas in Astronomy 2, 1336-45 (1957).

Abt, Helmut A., W.W. Morgan, & Bengt Strömgren, “A Description of Certain Galactic Nebulosities. II,” Ap.J. 126, 322 (1957).

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Composition of Stars and Their Ages,” Observatory 78, 137-48 (1958) [Halley Lecture].

Strömgren, Bengt, “Problems of Internal Constitution and Kinematics of Main Sequence Stars,” QJRAS 4, 8 (1963) [George Darwin Lecture].

Strömgren, Bengt, “On the Chemical Composition and Kinematics of Disk High-velocity Stars of the Main Sequence,” Astrophysica Norvegica 9, 333-43 (1964).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Spectral Classification Through Photoelectric Narrow-Band Photometry,” Ann. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 4, 433-72 (1966).

Kelsall, T. & B. Strömgren, “Calibration of the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram in terms of age and mass for main-sequence B and A stars,” Vistas in Astronomy 8, 159-78 (1966).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Quantitative Spektralklassifikation und ihre Anwendung auf Probleme der Entwicklung der Sterne und der Milchstraße,” Mitteilungen der Astronomischen Gesellschaft 27, 15-27 (1969) [Karl Schwarzschild lecture].

Strömgren, Bengt, “Interstellar Reddening within 200 pc of the Sun,” QJRAS 13, 153 (1972).

Strömgren, Bengt, “Quantitative Spektralklassifikation und ihre Anwendung auf Probleme der Entwicklung der Sterne und der Milchstraße,” Mitteilungen der AG 27, 15 (1969) [Karl Schwarzschild Lecture].

Strömgren, Bengt, “Interstellar Reddening within 200 pc of the Sun,” QJRAS 13, 153-60 (1972).

Grønbech, B., E.H. Olsen, & B. Strömgren, “Standard Stars uvby Photoelectric Photometry South of Declination +10°,” Astron. & Astrophys. Supp. 26, 155-76 (1976).

Strömgren, Bengt, Erich Heyn Olsen, & Bengt Gustafsson, “Evidence of Helium Abundance Differences between the Hyades Stars and Field Stars, and between Hyades Stars and Coma Cluster Stars,” PASP 94, 5-15 (1982).

Strömgren, Bengt, “An Investigation of the Relations between Age, Chemical Composition and Parameters of Velocity Distribution Based on UVBYβ Photometry of F Stars within 100 Parsecs,” in The Galaxy; Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Cambridge, England, Aug. 4-15, 1986 (D. Reidel, Dordrecht, 1987), p. 229-246 [abstract].

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Other Works: Popularizations, History, etc.

Strömgren, Ellis & Bengt, Lehrbuch der Astronomie (Springer, Berlin, 1933).

Strömgren, Bengt, Universets Udforskning (Hirschsprung, Copenhagen, 1940, 1945, 1955).

Strömgren, Bengt, Address in Commemoration of the Fourth Centenary of the Birth of Tycho Brahe 14th of December, 1946 (1946).

Strömgren, Bengt, “The Development of Astrophysics as a Research Field in the 20th Century: Paper Presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s George Ellery Hale Centennial Symposium, Dallas, 1968” available at AIP Niels Bohr Library.

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