Guiding the reader through all the stages that lead to the formation of a star such as our Sun, this advanced textbook provides students with a complete overview of star formation. It examines the underlying physical processes that govern the evolution from a molecular cloud core to a main-sequence star, and focuses on the formation of solar-mass stars. Each chapter combines theory and observation, helping readers to connect with and understand the theory behind star formation. Beginning with an explanation of the ...

An Introduction to Star Formation 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107483521

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An Introduction to Star Formation 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521630306

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