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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 316, Issue 1–4, pp 99–106

The direct descendant of the legendary Kippenhahn codeFirst Online: 15 August 2007Received: 18 April 2007Accepted: 20 July 2007


We describe the Garching Stellar Evolution Code. General features, treatment of the microphysics, details of the numerical solution, handling and particularities are discussed. The standard solar model serves as the most basic benchmark to test the accurateness of the code and is presented, too.

KeywordsMethods: numerical Stars: evolution Sun: evolution PACS97.10.Cv 96.60.Jw  Download to read the full article text

Author: Achim Weiss - Helmut Schlattl


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