Binary star formation
chapterposted on 2018-11-22, 12:34 authored by J. E Pringle
Any theory of star formation which fails to take cognizance of the fact that most stars are in binary systems is seriously incomplete. Here we review the various mechanisms that have been proposed for the formation of binary stars and argue that there is still much work to be done.
CitationPringle J.E. (1991) Binary Star Formation. In: Lada C.J., Kylafis N.D. (eds) The Physics of Star Formation and Early Stellar Evolution. NATO ASI Series (Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences), vol 342. Springer, Dordrecht
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