Harvard Astronomy 201b

Answer to question (13)

In Uncategorized on March 28, 2013 at 7:18 am

That even near the filament the velocity is pretty much sub-sonic—the upper dotted line is the sound speed. This further supports the claim that Jeans collapse may be the mechanism behind the filament, although there may have been post-processing or feedback after the filament formed, so we can take this with a grain of salt.

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