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Formation and Evolution of Low Mass Stars : NATO Science Series C - A.K. Dupree

Formation and Evolution of Low Mass Stars

NATO Science Series C

By: A.K. Dupree (Editor), M.T.V.T. Lago (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1988
ISBN: 9789027727824
Number Of Pages: 462

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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Viano do Castelo, Portugal, September 21-October 2, 1987

I. Introductory Lectures.- Introductory Background Lecture.- Infrared Emission Processes.- II. Formation of Low Mass Stars.- Observations of Young Stellar Objects.- Radio and (Sub)Millimet?r Observations of the Initial Conditions for Star Formation.- Infrared Energy Distributions and the Nature of Young Stellar Objects.- Near-Infrared Array Images of Low-Luminosity IRAS Sources in Dark Clouds.- Beginning and End of a Low-Mass Protostar.- Collapse of a Rotating Protostellar Cloud.- Accretion Discs.- Accretion Disks Around Young Stars.- Pre-Planetary Disks and Planet Formation.- III. Approach to the Main Sequence.- IRAS Observations.- Ultraviolet Observations.- X-Rays, Radio Emission, and Magnetism in Low-Mass Young Stars.- Emission Activity on T Tauri Stars.- Flows and Jets from Young Stars.- Pinch Instabilities in Young Stellar Object Jets.- Large Line Widths in HH Objects - The Bow Shock Model.- Some Aspects of T Tauri Variability.- Pre-Main Sequence Binaries.- IV. Main Sequence Evolution.- Long-Term Variations of Stellar Magnetic Activity in Lower Main Sequence Stars.- Rotational Velocity Evolution of Young Stars.- Kinematic Clues to the Origin and Evolution of Low Mass Contact Binaries.- Rotational Evolution of Low-Mass Stars.- The Main Sequence Evolution of Rotation and Chromospheric Activity in Solar-Type Stars.- Coronal Mass Ejections from a Rapidly-Rotating K0 Dwarf Star.- V. Future Prospects for Observations.- Stellar Observations Within the ESA Science Program.- NASA Missions to Study Star Formation and Evolution.- The Voyagers - A Cosmic Saga.- Author Index.- Object Index.

ISBN: 9789027727824
ISBN-10: 9027727821
Series: NATO Science Series C
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 462
Published: 1988
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.97

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