Harvard Astronomy 201b

Answer to question (5)

In Uncategorized on March 28, 2013 at 7:07 am

Resolution!  And thus probing details of velocity dispersion. The GBT image does not really resolve the filament, and only marginally shows the starless condensation—which is separated from the young stellar object by a Jeans length, a key piece of evidence for the efficiency of Jeans collapse in the region.

 

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