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Again significant differences between LTE and NLTE temperatures occur~ but astonishingly these are larger (~ 2000K) in the region of 20000 K than in the 30000 K region. We infer that these differences are not caused by NLTE effects but by the insufficient line blanketing in the LTE models (only about 100 important lines were included) combined with NLTE effects for the hottest stars. We strongly recommend to use the fully blanketed model atmopsberes of Kurucz (1979). Gravity calibrations Our determination of surface gravities is based on the fitting of Balmer lines (mostly H~, in some cases also HZ) with theoretical profiles calculated by Kurucz (1979) from his fully blanketed LTE model atmospheres.

Kjaer, p. : 1987, Astron. Astrophys. : 1988, Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Set. : 1972, Astrophys. J. F. L. P. E. A. Warren Department of Pure and Applied Physics, Queens University of Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, United Kingdom A b s t r a c t : We have obtained high-resolution, high-signal-to noise observations of weak A II and O II absorption lines formed in the atmospheres of main-sequence early-type stars. The observed line strengths have been combined with equally well determined oscillator strengths, in an analysis which used both LTE and non-LTE model atmosphere techniques.

Proc. 4th. European IUE meeting, ESA SP-218, 473. P. 1986. Mon. Not. R. Astr. , 220, 1003. , Silkey, M. 1991. Astrophys. , 366, 107. J. 1990. Astr. , 232,437. L. 1978. Mon. Not. R. astr. , 182,149. E. 1990. Astr. , 240,349. R. 1982. Mon. Not. R. Astr. , 204, 53. Ionizing Radiation from Early-type Stars Dietmar Kunze, Rolf-Peter Kudritzki, Joachim Puls Institut ffir Astronomic und Astrophysik der Universit£t Miinchen ScheinerstraJ~e 1, D-8000 Miinchen 80~ Germany A b s t r a c t : A grid of NLTE model atmospheres for early-type stars is presented.

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