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The Magellanic Clouds : International Astronomical Union Symposia - Raymond Haynes

The Magellanic Clouds

International Astronomical Union Symposia

By: Raymond Haynes (Editor), Douglas Milne (Editor)

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Number Of Pages: 503

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Proceedings of the 148th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Sydney, Australia, July 9-13, 1990

1. Opening Address.- The Magellanic Clouds: distance, structure, chemical composition.- 2. Conference Summary.- Conference Summary.- 3. Large-Scale Structure and Kinematics.- Review: An overview of the structure and kinematics of the Magellanic Clouds.- Distribution of young stars and gas in the Small Magellanic Cloud.- Radio continuum emission from the Magellanic Clouds.- An X-ray image of the Large Magellanic Cloud: detection of the hot interstellar medium.- Carbon Monoxide in the Magellanic Clouds.- New results on the structure and stellar content of the outer regions of the SMC.- Where is the rotation centre of the LMC?.- Dust in the Magellanic Clouds.- HI - distribution, kinematics and geometry of the Large Magellanic Cloud.- Large scale distribution of gas, dust and stars deduced from observations from the UV to the IR.- Large-scale structure and kinematics of the Magellanic Clouds from carbon star studies.- Kinematics of the LMC CH-stars.- Large scale structure and kinematics of the LMC from a study of long-period variable stars.- Large-scale structure of the Magellanic Clouds using planetary nebulae.- Fast shells and X-ray emission in 30 Doradus: SNRs and superbubbles.- X-rays from superbubbles in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- The magnetic field strength in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- Turbulence and stochastic star formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- A new 4m millimeter-wave telescope for a southern sky CO survey.- Structure and kinematics in the northeastern outer parts of the SMC.- IR characteristics of Type II Cepheids in the LMC and in the Galaxy.- AST/RO and submillimetre-wave observations of the Magellanic Clouds from the South Pole.- The Molonglo 843 MHz survey of the Magellanic Clouds.- The evolution of AGB stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- 4. Star Formation and Clustering.- Review: Star formation in the Magellanic Clouds.- The star formation histories of the Magellanic Clouds.- HII regions and star formation in the Magellanic Clouds.- The starburst region 30 Doradus.- Recent star formation history in the region of 30 Doradus.- CO observations of the 30-Doradus region using SEST.- Review: Star clusters in the Magellanic Clouds.- Magellanic globulars as cosmological tools.- The kinematics and abundances of star clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- Young star clusters in the LMC.- The age-abundance relations and age distributions for the star clusters of the Magellanic Clouds.- Mass-to-light ratios of Large Magellanic Cloud clusters.- The age distribution function of star clusters in the LMC.- A search for non-thermal emission in the HII regions of the Magellanic Clouds.- A new survey for H?-emission-line stars and related objects in the SMC.- Similarities of the intermediate-age SMC star cluster NGC 152 with inner-disk clusters in the Milky Way.- The dynamics of NGC 1866.- Candidate protostars in the vicinity of 30 Doradus.- Line observations of the 30-Dor complex and N159A5 with the MPE imaging NIR spectrometer FAST.- HII regions and young star clusters in the Magellanic Clouds.- Observations of two different cluster types in the LMC.- Dynamical study of the LMC globular cluster NGC 1978 from core velocity dispersion.- Mass-to-light ratio of intermediate and old clusters in the Magellanic Clouds.- Radial velocities for three distant LMC globular clusters.- Dynamical evolution of binary clusters and colliding galaxies.- Properties of two star clusters of the LMC: NGC 2164, NGC 1850.- Effects of data incompleteness and metallicity on the mass functions of young LMC star clusters.- An X-ray survey of OB associations in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- Faint HII regions in the Magellanic Clouds.- Infrared imaging of intermediate age LMC/SMC clusters.- A 22-GHz map of the 30-Doradus region.- N159A: a region of active star formation in the LMC.- Shapes of Magellanic Cloud star clusters.- 5. Stellar Evolution.- Review: The chemical evolution of the Magellanic Clouds.- Cepheids in the Magellanic Clouds.- Long-period variables in the Magellanic Clouds.- Luminous blue variable stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- Wolf-Rayet stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- The interstellar reddening and metallicity of NGC 330.- Winds of hot stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- Binary X-ray sources in the LMC.- Abundances in Magellanic Cloud planetary nebulae.- Planetary nebulae in the Magellanic Clouds.- RR Lyrae stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- Studies of SNRs in the Magellanic Clouds.- SN 1987A and its role in the LMC.- Radio pulsars in the Magellanic Clouds.- First Australia Telescope observations of SNR 0540-693.- Effects of envelope overshoot on the bump of the Red Giant Branch luminosity function.- Effects of envelope overshoot on intermediate mass stars.- Monitoring SN1987A at 45MHz.- Supernova explosions in stellar wind bubbles.- Abundances and nebular and central star masses for Magellanic Cloud planetary nebulae.- Search for UHE gamma ray sources in the Magellanic Clouds.- IUE observations of stars in NGC 330 in the Small Magellanic Cloud.- Metal abundances of Magellanic Cloud clusters.- Star formation histories in dwarf irregular galaxies in the Local Group.- The spectrum of SN1987A in the LMC in July 1987.- Australia Telescope observations of the supernova remnant N49 in the LMC.- Radio imaging of the supernova remnant N132D in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- A photometric and spectroscopic study of R Coronae Borealis stars in the LMC.- Charting cool carbon stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- A search for long period variables in the SMC.- Two more Magellanic Cloud CM diagrams.- Properties of fast winds in hot stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- A survey for RR Lyrae variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud.- The chemical evolution of the Magellanic Clouds.- Carbon and nitrogen in the cool supergiant A7 of the young globular cluster NGC 330 in the SMC.- Comparison of the abundances in the stars and in the HII regions of the Magellanic Clouds.- New element abundances in NGC 330.- Michigan 160: a precursor to the LMC?.- N132D: a chemical and dynamic analysis.- First CCD observations of Magellanic Cloud variable stars from the Mt John University Observatory, New Zealand.- The anomalous A-type supergiants in the Magellanic clouds - evidence for post-red supergiant evolution.- The variable star population of NGC 1866.- OH/IR stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud: the observations.- Element abundances from B stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- EXOS AT Medium energy observations of the binary X-ray pulsar SMC XI.- Abundance analysis of six LMC F supergiants.- Summary: Chemical abundances and chemical evolution of the Magellanic Clouds: Prospects for the future.- Discussion: Stellar Evolution.- 6. The Interstellar Medium.- Review: The interstellar medium of the Magellanic Clouds from absorption lines.- Dust distribution and temperature in the Magellanic Clouds interstellar medium.- Molecules in the Magellanic Clouds.- Studies of the Large Magellanic Cloud using optical interstellar emission lines.- Molecular gas in the Small Magellanic Cloud.- Studies of the ISM in the LMC using SN1987A.- Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays in the Magellanic Clouds.- NaI and CaII interstellar absorption in the field of SN1987A.- Depth structure in the gas in Shapley III along three lines of sight.- Interstellar gas around WO stars in the Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds.- Enhanced galactic star formation as caused by the Milky Way - Large Magellanic Cloud interaction: an experience from density wave studies.- Discussion: The Interstellar Medium.- 7. The LMC-SMC-Galaxy System.- Review: The interacting Magellanic System.- Optical surveys of the Magellanic Bridge, Stream and outer halos.- High velocity clouds near the Magellanic Clouds.- Asymmetric distribution of gas in the LMC and dynamical condition for globular cluster formation.- Metallicity effects on the Cepheid distance scale.- Radial velocities of clusters between the Magellanic Clouds.- Orbits of the Magellanic Clouds.- String of young clusters linking the Magellanic Clouds.- Mass loss and evolution of massive stars in the Magellanic Clouds.- The Magellanic Stream.- CO observations of Arp's interacting galaxies.- The effect of the Magellanic Clouds on the mass distribution in the galaxy.- Special purpose computer for N-body problems.- Measurement of the absolute proper motions of the Magellanic Clouds.- Discussion: The LMC-SMC-Galaxy System.- Author Index.

ISBN: 9780792311119
ISBN-10: 0792311116
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 503
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.49  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.73

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