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Star formation in shells swept up by HII regions

Francis, N., Boffin, H. M. J., Watkins, S. J. and Whitworth, Anthony Peter 1998. Star formation in shells swept up by HII regions. Presented at: Star formation with the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO), Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 June 1997. Published in: Yun, João L. and Liseau, René eds. Star formation with the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) : meeting held in Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 June 1997. ASP Conference Series , vol. 132. San Francisco, CA: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, pp. 346-349.

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Abstract

A numerical simulation method is applied to study the impact of an expanding H II region upon a molecular cloud. The H II region drives a shock wave into the cloud compressing pre-existing density structure inducing fragmentation and star formation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
ISBN: 188673352X
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:05
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/72716

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