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Young clusters and their expanding shells

Gösta F. Gahm
Stockholm University


Studies of stars in young stellar clusters and associated molecular shells will be discussed, with focus on dynamical evolution. Due to the strong interaction with stellar light and winds remarkable fomations appear in the shells, such as elephant trunks, worms, seahorses, eggs, teardrops, and globulettes – the nebular zoo. We explore the nature and evolution of such cold fragments rising questions on paths of triggered formation of stars and planets.

2017 October 10, 13:30

Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (Auditorium)
Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia