Stellar populations proceedings of the Stellar Populations Meeting, Baltimore, 1986 May 20-22 by Stellar Populations Meeting (1986 Baltimore, Md.)

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  • Galaxies -- Evolution -- Congresses.,
  • Stars -- Evolution -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Colin A. Norman, Alvio Renzini, Monica Tosi.
SeriesSpace Telescope Science Institute symposium series ;, 1
ContributionsNorman, Colin A., Renzini, Alvio., Tosi, Monica.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB881 .S74 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
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Open LibraryOL2734062M
ISBN 100521333806
LC Control Number86028343

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stellar populations, two broadly contrasting distributions of star types that are characteristic of different parts of a galaxy galaxy, large aggregation of stars, gas, dust, and usually dark matter, typically containing billions of stars.

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I Brand: Wiley. Stellar Populations: A group of stars within the Galaxy that resemble each other in spatial distribution, chemical composition or age are called a stellar population. Stellar populations are not discrete in their properties, but rather have a continuum of characteristics that reflect the.

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It is usuallydescribed as being invariant, but evidence to the contrary has emerged: it appears to become top-heavy when the star-formation rate density surpasses about M_{odot}/(year {pc} 3) ona pc scale and it may become increasingly bottom-heavy withincreasing metallicity and in increasingly massive elliptical fredjaillet.com by: Astronomers have slightly confusing terminology for the stellar populations.

Population I is the term for the disk population, not because these stars formed first, but because they were the first type of stars astronomers became familiar with, located near the Sun. Population II is the term for the halo population, the type of star discovered.

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New Quests in Stellar Astrophysics II: Ultraviolet Properties of Evolved Stellar Populations. [Miguel Chávez Dagostino;] -- This book presents an up-to-date collection of reviews and contributed articles in the field of ultraviolet astronomy.

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Taking a unique approach to the subject, this self-contained text introduces first the theory of stellar evolution in a clear and accessible manner, with particular emphasis placed on explaining the evolution with.

Jul 21,  · The current evolutionary theory of stellar evolution and galaxy formation succeeds in giving a qualitative explanation for the population types. In establishing a creation model of stellar (and galactic) astronomy, it is important to keep in mind the two different populations.

The picture that emerges is of galaxies with a broad range in stellar population properties, from young galaxies with ages of a few tens of Myr, stellar masses M 10^9 Msun, and metallicities Z 1/3 Zsun, to massive objects with M* 10^11 Msun, Z Zsun, and ages as old as the universe allows.

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Powered. Title: Book Reviews: Stellar Populations: Authors: O'Connell, D. Publication: Irish Astronomical Journal, Vol. 5, p Publication Date: 06/ In the first section of his chapter, we described the thin disk, thick disk, and stellar halo.

Look back at the previous section and note some of the patterns. Young stars lie in the thin disk, are rich in metals, and orbit the Galaxy’s center at high speed. Algorithms for Stellar Populations in 3D Spectroscopy Luis Alvarez-Ochoa1; 2and Leticia Flores-Pulido3, Roberto Terlevich, Oleg Starostenko3 1 Universidad Polit ecnica de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, C.P.M exico 2 Instituto Nacional de Astrof sica, Optica y Electr onica, Puebla, C.P.M exico 3 Universidad de las Am ericas Puebla, Puebla, C.P.M exico.

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