The Origins of Stars and Planets: The VLT View: Proceedings of the ESO Workshop Held in Garching, Germany, 24-27 April 2001

The Origins of Stars and Planets: The VLT View: Proceedings of the ESO Workshop Held in Garching, Germany, 24-27 April 2001

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783662307724
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 08/23/2014
Series: ESO Astrophysics Symposia Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages: 515
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

From the Contents: As Eyes See Young Stars Assemle: Star and Planet Formation in the VLT Era.- Mapping the Interstellar Dust with Near-Infrared Observations: An Optimized Multi-Band Technique.- Physical Properties of Prestellar Cores.- Molecular Cloud Structure: The VLT View.- The Physical Structure of a Prestellar Core in IC 5146.- From Infall to Rotation Around Young Stellar Objects.- Mass Spectra from Turbulent Fragmentation.- From Molecular Clouds to Planets: Prospects for ALMA.- Continuum Polarization as a Tool: A Perspective for VLT and ALMA.- The Mineralogy and Magnetism of Star and Planet Formation as Revealed by Mid-Infrared Spectropolarimetry.- From the Sun to Jupiter: Evolution of Low Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs down to Planetary Masses.- Core collapse and the Formation of Binaries.- The Formation and Evolution of Low-Mass Binary Systems: How Will VLT(I) Help?- The Formation of Brown Dwarfs.- etc.


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