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Astrophysical aspects of the interstellar medium and star formation

Crafoord Symposium (1985 Stockholm, Sweden)

Astrophysical aspects of the interstellar medium and star formation

proceedings of the Crafoord Symposium, Stockholm, October 3-4, 1985

by Crafoord Symposium (1985 Stockholm, Sweden)

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Published by Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stars -- Formation.,
  • H II regions (Astrophysics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementeditor, G. Gahm.
    SeriesPhysica scripta -- v. T11., Physica scripta (Stockholm, Sweden : 1982) -- v. T11.
    ContributionsGahm, G.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15083308M

      This corridor includes articles on the interstellar medium (ISM) and the stars in our Milky Way and in nearby galaxies (out to ~15 Mpc). The ISM and stars, the two major visible components of a galaxy, are coupled to each other through star formation, stellar feedback and their gravitational potential. Abstract Astrophysics and Space Science publishes original contributions and invited reviews covering the entire range of astronomy, astrophysics, astrophysical cosmology, planetary and space science, and the astrophysical aspects of astrobiology. astrophysical and astrochemical studies of the interstellar medium including star formation.

    This is a comprehensive and richly illustrated textbook on the astrophysics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium — the gas and dust, as well as the electromagnetic radiation, cosmic rays, and magnetic and gravitational fields, present between the stars in a . The Formation of Low Mass Stars and Planets Large numbers of stars are presently forming in the denser regions of the interstellar medium of our galaxy. The more massive stars (with masses of 10 to 30 solar masses) emit a lot of radiation, which produces the ionized nebulae described in .

    Get this from a library! Star formation, galaxies and the interstellar medium: proceedings of the 4th EIPC Astrophysical Workshop held at the Elba International Physics Center, Marciana Marina, Elba Island, Italy, June 1- 6, [José Franco; Federico Ferrini; G Tenorio-Tagle; Elba International Physics Center.;] -- Spectacular, enormously powerful star-forming events are seen in some. The space between the stars is not completely empty, but filled with a very dilute gas and dust. It produces some of the most beautiful objects in the sky. We are interested in the interstellar medium because a) dense interstellar clouds are the birth place of stars b) clouds alter and absorb the light from stars behind them.


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