Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 74, Issue 2, pp 487–489 | Cite as

On the problem of the distribution of red giants

  • M. Zabierowski


Additional evidence is put forward, bearing on Melik-Alaverdian's paper ‘On the Problem of the Distribution of O-B Stars’, in which he concluded that the observed distribution of stars contradicts the standard approach to star formation.


Standard Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Zabierowski
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  1. 1.Technical UniversityWroclawPoland

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