Formation of Massive Molecular Cloud Cores by Cloud-cloud Collision

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Inoue, Tsuyoshi; Fukui, Yasuo;
(2013)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/774/2/L31
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

Recent observations of molecular clouds around rich massive star clusters including NGC3603, Westerlund 2, and M20 revealed that the formation of massive stars could be triggered by a cloud-cloud collision. By using three-dimensional, isothermal, magnetohydrodynamics si... View more
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