Download e-book for kindle: Ecology of Blue Straggler Stars (Astrophysics and Space by Henri M. J. Boffin,Giovanni Carraro,Giacomo Beccari

By Henri M. J. Boffin,Giovanni Carraro,Giacomo Beccari

The life of blue straggler stars, which look more youthful, warmer, and extra substantial than their siblings, is at odds with an easy photograph of stellar evolution. Such stars must have exhausted their nuclear gas and developed some time past to develop into cooling white dwarfs. they're came upon to exist in globular clusters, open clusters, dwarf spheroidal galaxies of the neighborhood staff, OB institutions and as box stars.

This ebook summarises the various advances in observational and theoretical paintings devoted to blue straggler stars. conscientiously edited prolonged contributions by way of famous specialists within the box conceal all of the proper features of blue straggler stars examine: Observations of blue straggler stars of their numerous environments; Binary stars and formation channels; Dynamics of globular clusters; Interpretation of observational facts and comparability with types. The ebook additionally bargains an introductory bankruptcy on stellar evolution written by way of the editors of the book.

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The lifestyles of blue straggler stars, which look more youthful, warmer, and extra enormous than their siblings, is at odds with an easy photograph of stellar evolution. Such stars must have exhausted their nuclear gas and developed some time past to develop into cooling white dwarfs. they're chanced on to exist in globular clusters, open clusters, dwarf spheroidal galaxies of the neighborhood staff, OB institutions and as box stars.

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