Disruption of Star Clusters through Passing Interstellar Clouds Investigated by Numerical Experiments

  • P. Bouvier
  • G. Janin
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 31)


Interstellar matter, often abundant along the Milky Way, is not uniformly distributed over the galactic disk but shows irregularities suggesting the concept of discrete clouds of finite mass and dimensions endowed with velocities of order of presumably 5 to 10 km/s.


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