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Ram-pressure induced star formation in the LMC


Mastropietro, C; Burkert, A; Moore, B (2008). Ram-pressure induced star formation in the LMC. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 25(3):138-148.

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We use high-resolution n-body/SPH simulations to study the hydrodynamical interaction between the Large Magellanic Cloud and the hot halo of the Milky Way. We investigate whether the ram-pressure acting on the gaseous disk of the satellite can explain the peculiarities observed in the Hi distribution and the location of the recent star formation activity

Abstract

We use high-resolution n-body/SPH simulations to study the hydrodynamical interaction between the Large Magellanic Cloud and the hot halo of the Milky Way. We investigate whether the ram-pressure acting on the gaseous disk of the satellite can explain the peculiarities observed in the Hi distribution and the location of the recent star formation activity

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute for Computational Science
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Uncontrolled Keywords:galaxies: Magellanic Clouds — methods: n-body simulations
Language:English
Date:2008
Deposited On:26 Feb 2009 14:17
Last Modified:25 Aug 2018 09:47
Publisher:CSIRO
ISSN:1323-3580
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1071/AS07049

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