Eddington's model

Eddington's model

[′ed·iŋ·tənz ‚mäd·əl]
(astronomy)
A model of a star in which energy is transported by radiation throughout the star and the ratio of radiation pressure to gas pressure is assumed to be constant.
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Eddington's model requires that these processes (scattering and free-free, bound-free, and bound-bound transitions) result in a final opacity which becomes Planckian in appearance.