Skip navigation
Skip navigation

How do bound star clusters form?

Krumholz, Mark; McKee, Christopher F.

Description

Gravitationally bound clusters that survive gas removal represent an unusual mode of star formation in the Milky Way and similar spiral galaxies. While forming, they can be distinguished observationally from unbound star formation by their high densities, virialized velocity structures, and star formation histories that accelerate towards the present, but extend multiple free-fall times into the past. In this paper, we examine several proposed scenarios for how such structures might form and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/269744
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/staa659
Access Rights: Open Access

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
staa659.pdf3.83 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator