The Chemical Composition of the Sun and the Solar System

  title={The Chemical Composition of the Sun and the Solar System},
  author={Lawrence Hugh Aller},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia},
  pages={133 - 135}
  • L. Aller
  • Published 1 December 1968
  • Physics, Geology
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
A knowledge of the quantitative chemical composition of the primordial solar system must underlie all comprehensive studies of its origin and evolution. Usually we take the composition of the surface layers (photosphere) of the Sun as representative of this composition (except perhaps for deuterium, Li, B, and Be). 
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