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Dynamics of Star Clusters : International Astronomical Union Symposia - Jeremy Goodman

Dynamics of Star Clusters

International Astronomical Union Symposia

By: Jeremy Goodman (Editor), Piet Hut (Editor)

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Published: 1985
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Proceedings of the 13th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union held in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., May 29-June 1, 1984

`...clearly destined to be a primary reference in its field for many years.'
New Scientist (April 1986)

May 29 Observations of Globular Clusters.- Observed Surface Densities in Globular Clusters.- Radial Velocities and Proper Motions of Globular Cluster Stars.- Chemical Gradients in Globular Clusters.- X-Raying the Dynamics of Globular Clusters.- A High Spatial Resolution Investigation of the Core of Some Dynamically Evolved Globular Clusters.- Dynamical Modeling of M13 Proper Motions.- The Dynamics of 47 Tucanae.- A Search for Post-Collapse Cores.- Core and Tidal Radii of the Carina Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy from UK Schmidt Telescope Plates.- A Deep Luminosity Function for 47 Tucanae.- Observed Dynamical Parameters of Star Clusters in the SMC.- Where's the CUSP? (Or CCD Photometry of Globular Cluster Cores).- Rotational Field and Velocity Dispersion in Globular Clusters: ? Cen And 47 Tuc.- BV Concentric Aperture Photometry of Globular Clusters.- An Extension of the Search for Spectroscopic Binaries in M3.- A Search for Cataclysmic Binaries in the Globular Cluster M3.- Possible Characteristics of Supernova Induced Enrichment of Globular Clusters.- Dynamical Evolution of Globular Clusters.- Precollapse Evolution of Globular Clusters.- Dynamical Evolution of Globular Clusters After Core Collapse.- May 30 Model system in the Point-Mass Approximation.- Direct Fokker-Planck Calculations.- Close Encounters.- Dynamical Evolution of Multi-Component Clusters.- Gaseous Models.- Gravothermal Oscillations.- Binary Formation and Interactions with Field Stars.- Direct N-Body Calculations.- A Unified N-Body and Statistical Treatment of Stellar Dynamics.- Direct N-Body Simulations with a Recursive Center of Mass Reduction and Regularization.- Rotation and Flattening of Globular Clusters.- Dynamical Instabilities on Spherical Stellar Systems.- Why are Stellar Systems Anisotropic?.- A Statistical Treatment of Low-N Systems.- Minimum of the Eccentricity of the Galactic Globular Cluster Orbits.- Functional Integrals in Stellar Dynamics.- Multi-Component Models for the Structure and Evolution of Spherical Stellar Systems.- The Role of Hard Binaries in Cluster Evolution.- Collisional Stellar Dynamics in General Relativity: An Overview.- 3-Integral Models for Globular Clusters.- The Early Stages of Post-Collapse Cluster Evolution.- Numerical Simulations of Encounters of Hard Binaries.- Collisional Relaxation: A New Approach.- May 31 External Fields and Finite-Star-Size Effects.- Tidal Effects on Globular Clusters.- Physical Interactions Between Stars.- Monte-Carlo Calculations.- Monte Carlo Simulations Of The 2+1 Dimensional Fokker-Planck Equation: Spherical Star Clusters Containing Massive, Central Black Holes.- Can a Moderately Massive Black Hole Reverse Core Collapse?.- Two Body Capture in Large N Body Systems.- Black-Hole Remnants in Globular Clusters.- Tidal Stripping and Disruption of Globular Clusters.- Open Cluster.- The Structure and Internal Kinematics of Open Clusters.- Dynamics of Open Star Clusters.- The Dynamical Evolution of Young Open Clusters.- The Dense Stellar Cores of Giant HII Regions.- N-Body Simulations of Realistic Open Clusters.- A Proper Motion Study of the Pleiades Cluster.- June 1 The Dynamics of star Clusters: Future Prospects.- Space Telescope Observations of Globular Clusters.- What Next? Priorities in Theory and Observations.- Some Summary Remarks.- Appendix I.- Appendix II.- Appendix III.- Appendix IV.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

ISBN: 9789027719652
ISBN-10: 9027719659
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 644
Published: 1985
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 1.11