Ecology of Blue Straggler Stars


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The existence of blue straggler stars, which appear younger, hotter, and more massive than their siblings, is at odds with a simple picture of stellar evolution. Such stars should have exhausted their nuclear fuel and evolved long ago to become cooling white dwarfs. They are found to exist in globular clusters, open clusters, dwarf spheroidal galaxies of the Local Group, OB associations and as field stars. This book summarises the many advances in observational and theoretical work dedicated to blue straggler stars. ...

Ecology of Blue Straggler Stars 2016, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783662512746

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Ecology of Blue Straggler Stars 2014, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783662444337

2015 edition