Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 233, Issue 1–2, pp 175–179 | Cite as

Low velocity shock-cloud encounters II.

Observations and Interpretation
  • L. Viktor Tóth
  • András HorváthJr.
  • Lauri K. Haikala


We report on a comparative study of nearby shocked clouds with and without star formation, based on IRAS, HI(21cm), CO(1-0) NH3 (and other molecular line) observations. The dark clouds L1780 (no star formation) and L1251 (high SFE) are discussed here. Their density and velocity structure are compared with the predictions of the HD model of Horváth & Tóth (1995), Paper I.

Key words

Molecular Clouds Interstellar Shocks 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Viktor Tóth
    • 1
  • András HorváthJr.
    • 1
  • Lauri K. Haikala
    • 2
  1. 1.Loránd Eötvös UniversityBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Helsinki University ObservatoryFinland

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