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Multiple star formation in isolated cores

Goodwin, Simon, Whitworth, Anthony Peter and Ward-Thompson, Derek 2003. Multiple star formation in isolated cores. Presented at: International Astronomical Union Symposium 221, Sydney, Australia, 22-25 July 2003.

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Abstract

We present the results of over 100 simulations of star formation in turbulent molecular cores. Moderate levels of turbulence very often form several stars and brown dwarfs. Most often a central binary star forms with two unequal components in highly elliptical orbits. Smaller objects are dynamically ejected truncating their growth and creating a high-velocity low-mass population

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 07:51
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/68777

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