Light on Dark Matter: Proceedings of the First IRAS Conference, Held in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, 10-14 June 1985

Light on Dark Matter: Proceedings of the First IRAS Conference, Held in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, 10-14 June 1985

by F.P. Israël (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986)

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ISBN-13: 9789401085779
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/13/2011
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #124
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 570
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1. The IRAS Survey.- A Statistical Analysis and Overview of the IRAS Point Source Catalog (IR).- Semi-Automated Identification of IRAS Point Sources Using UKST Plates and the Cosmos Measuring Machine.- Submm Continuum Observations of Sources from the I R A S Point-Source Catalogue.- A Statistical Analysis of the LRS Catalog (IR).- The Zodiacal Background in the IRAS Data (IR).- Heliocentric Dependences of Zodiacal Emission, Temperature and Albedo.- Spectral Decomposition of IRAS Maps.- Observations of Infrared Cirrus (IR).- Dust at the North Galactic Pole.- Section 2. Stars and Stellar Phenomena.- IRAS Observations of Cool Excess around Main Sequence Stars (IR).- The Flux Distribution of Vega for 10 µm < ? < 100 µm, and the Calibration of IRAS at 12 µm and 25 µm.- A Search for Infrared Excesses in G-Type Stars.- IRAS Intrinsic Colours of Hot Stars.- The Infared Excess from Stellar Winds.- The Disc Structure and Mass Loss Rates of Be Stars.- IRAS Observations of Wolf-Rayet Stars.- Dust Formation in Wolf-Rayet Stellar Winds (W).- Observations of Young (Orion-Type) Stars with IRAS.- Mass Loss by Cool Stars (IR).- Models of IRAS Observation of Circumstellar Shells.- Luminosities of OH/IR Stars.- OH/IR Catalogue and Correlation with the IRAS Data Base.- AGB Stars with High Mass Loss Rates in the Bulge of Our Galxy.- The Circumstellar Envelope of VX Sagittarii.- The Internal Radius of CS Shells around Cool, Oxygen-rich Stars (W).- IRAS Observations of Carbon Stars.- From Miras to Planetary Nebulae: a Model of Mass Loss (IR).- Ground-based and IRAS Observations of Proto-planetary Nebulae.- Spectra of Some IRAS Sources.- IRAS Measurements of Planetary Nebulae (IR).- IR Obserevations of An Extended Planetary Nebula: NGC 7293 — the Helix Nebula.- Novae Detected in the IRAS Point Source Catalog.- IRAS Observations of Classical Novae.- Collisional Heating of Dust in the 1985 Outburst of RS Ophiuchi.- Infared Observations of Tycho Using IRAS.- Shock-Heated Dust in Young Supernova Remnants.- Section 3. Dust Grains and Their Properties.- Grains, What Do We Know? (IR).- IRAS Cirrus Observations and the Nature of Dust (IR).- Dust in Diffuse Clouds: One Stage in a Cycle.- Infrared Extinction in Molecular Clouds: the Form of the Curve in Orion.- UV Extinction as a Key to Grain Optical Properties in the IR and UV.- The Wavelength of Maximum Polarization in the Chamaeleon Dark Cloud (W).- Three Principal Heating Sources of Dust in the Galactic Disk.- Mid-IR Emission of the Interstellar Medium (W).- Optical Luminescence from Reflection Nebulae? (W).- Infrared Spectra and Dust Temperature Fluctuations (W).- Non-equilibrium Emission from Small Particles (W).- Evidence for a 12 Micron Water-ice Absorption Band in the IRAS LRS Spectra of Protostars and Late Type Stars.- S2 Formation in Interstellar Dust; a Diagnostic of the Maximum Aggregation Temperature for a comet (W).- Formation of Organic Molecules on Interstellar Dust Particles (W).- Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and the Diffuse Interstellar Bands (W).- Identification of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (W).- Silicate Absorption Strength; Polarized Emission and Absorption by Aligned Grains (W).- Optical Properties of Simulated Astrophysical Grains and Their Dynamics in the Near-earth Environment.- Ultraviolet Photoprocessing and Infrared Spectroscopy of Laboratory Simulated Grain Mantles (W).- Radiation Effects on Grain Materials (W).- Reflection Nebulae, Non-equilibrium Thermal Emission, and IRAS.- Section 4. Interstellar Medium and Star Formation.- Theories of Star Formation Confronted by IRAS Data (IR).- IMF in Starburst Regions.- Point Sources in the Orion Complex (IR).- The IR Emission of the Orion-Monoceros Molecular Clouds.- Young Stars and High Density Condensations in the Horsehead Region.- Mapping of the Coronae Austrinae Star Forming Region.- Analysis of Point Sources in the Ophiuchus and Perseus Clouds and CPC Observations NGC 1333.- Star Forming Loops in the IRAS Sky Images.- Models for IRAS Observations of Galactic HII Regions.- Far-infrared (100–200 µm) Photometry of HII Regions with a 1m Balloon Borne Telescope.- Young Star and Dense Cores in Nearby Dark Clouds (IR).- Water Masers Coincident with IRAS Sources.- IR CCD Imaging og L1551-IRS 5: Direct Observations of Its Circumstellar Shell.- A Model for Bipolar Sources in Molecular Clouds.- Comparison of CO and IR Emission of IRAS Unidentified Sources.- IRAS Obervations of Symbiotic Objects.- A Large Scale OH Survey in Orion and Monoceros.- Section 5. Galactic Bulge and Galctic Structure.- The Galactic Distribution of Stellar Sources Found by IRAS (IR).- Variables, the Galactic Bulge and IRAS (IR).- Ground Based Observation of Nuclear Bulge Stars (IR).- The Galctic Morphology of the Interstellar Dust Detected by IRAS (IR).- The Association of Clouds in the Carina Arm with IRAS Spline Maps.- Dark Cloud Statistics.- High Latitude Molecular Clouds: Completeness of the Survey and Implications for Molecular Surveys.- Dust in High Velocity Clouds.- Section 6. Galaxies.- IRAS Observations of the Magellanic Clouds.- Collisionally Heated Dust in LMC Supernova Remnants.- Groundbased Infrared Observations of Magellanic Cloud HII Regions.- Dust in M31 — Observations in the IR.- Statistical Properties of IRAS Galaxies (IR).- Infrared Radiation from Normal Galaxies (IR).- Models for IRAS Galaxies.- The Identification of IRAS Galaxies (IR).- Mid Infrared Spectroscopy of IRAS Bright Galaxies.- The Relationship between Blue and Fir Luminosities of Spiral Galaxies.- Preliminary Results of an HI Survey of a sample of IRAS Galaxies.- Far-infrared Properties of Mulitiple Nucleus Galaxies.- Young Supernovae in the Starburst Galaxy M82.- The Amazing Tail of NGC 2146.- Starburst in the Nuclei of Interacting and Merging Galaxies (IR).- Starburst in Non-interacting Galaxies (IR).- New Ground-based Studies of Two Active IRAS Galaxies.- Spectroscopy of Active and Starburst Galaxies between 8–13 µm (W).- IRAS Observations of Active Galaxies — a Review (IR).- Seyfert Galaxies in the IRAS Survey and JHKL Photometry.- The Most Luminous Galaxies.- Submillimetre to Infrared Observations of Active Galaxies.- Active Galactic Nuclei in the IRAS PSC.- Section 7. Cosmology.- Cosmological Results from IRAS (IR).- Evidence from IRAS Data for Large-scale Anisotropy in the Hubble Flow.- Summing-Up.- Astronomy after IRAS (IR).- Indices.- Object Index.- Author Index.

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