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The stellar populations of galaxies

proceedings of the 149th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Angra dos Reis, Brazil, August 5-9, 1991

by International Astronomical Union. Symposium

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

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  • Milky Way
    • Subjects:
    • Galaxies -- Congresses.,
    • Stars -- Populations -- Congresses.,
    • Milky Way -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by B. Barbuy and A. Renzini.
      ContributionsBarbuy, B. 1950-, Renzini, Alvio., International Astronomical Union.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB857.7 .I58 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 521 p. :
      Number of Pages521
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1701385M
      ISBN 100792316983
      LC Control Number92002211

      Galaxies. This guide covers the following topics: Our own Galaxy - the Milky Way, Spiral and elliptical galaxies, Galaxy clusters and large-scale structure, The dark matter of the Universe and origin of large-scale structure. Author(s): Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of . This symposium aims to provide the reference for the study of the outskirts of galaxies, both in terms of our current understanding and to prepare an optimal exploitation of upcoming facilities. The stellar, dust and gas content of galaxy outskirts will be discussed, going from resolved stellar populations in the Local Group to the study of. view of the distribution of stellar populations across galaxies within the inner effective radius (Re). In this proceeding, we show preliminary results on the stellar populations in ATLAS^^ galaxies from integrated spectra within a circular aperture of one Re. We study stellar populations by measuring from the spectra line-strength indices on. Asteroseismology of Stellar Populations in the Milky Way. by. Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings (Book 39) Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : Springer International Publishing.

      Title: Book Review: The stellar populations of galaxies / Kluwer, Book Authors: Barbuy, B.; Renzini, A. Review Author: van Genderen, A. M. Publication: Space.


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Taking a unique approach to the subject, this self-contained text introduces first the theory of stellar evolution in a clear and accessible manner, with particular emphasis placed on explaining the evolution with.

One approach to learning about stellar populations is to study them at three different levels of resolution. First in our own Galaxy; secondly from nearby galaxies where stars can still be resolved; and thirdly in remote galaxies in which the stellar population can only be studied in integrated.

Astronomy Stellar Populations in the Galaxy. Table of contents. My highlights Print Buy book. Table of contents Among the things a large telescope and dark skies enabled Baade to examine carefully were other galaxies—neighbors of our Milky Way Galaxy.

We will discuss other galaxies in the The OpenStax name, OpenStax logo. The Stellar Populations of Galaxies H.‐W. Rix IMPRS Galaxies Course Ma Goal: Determine n (M *,t age,[Fe/H],R) for a population of galaxies How many stars of what mass and metallicity.

• Historically specific stellar absorption features over narrow wavelength intervals were used when analyzing galaxy spectra to obtain the ages and metallicities of the stellar populations • For galaxies with old stellar populations, the Lick/IDS system of ~25 narrow-band indices was often used (Worthey Evolution of Stars and Stellar Populations is a comprehensive presentation of the theory of stellar evolution and its application to the study of stellar populations in galaxies.

Taking a unique approach to the subject, this self-contained text introduces first the theory of stellar evolution in a clear and accessible manner, with particular emphasis placed on explaining the evolution with Cited by: Evolution of Stars and Stellar Populations is a comprehensive presentation of the theory of stellar evolution and its application to the study of stellar populations in galaxies.

Taking a unique approach to the subject, this self-contained text introduces first the theory of stellar evolution in a clear and accessible manner, with particular emphasis placed on explaining the evolution with /5(3). Stellar development. Observation of stellar spectra has revealed that stars older than the Sun have fewer heavy elements compared to the Sun.

This immediately suggests that metallicity has evolved through the generations of stars by the process of stellar evolution. Formation of the first stars. Under current cosmological models, all matter created in the Big Bang was mostly hydrogen (75%.

One approach to learning about stellar populations is to study them at three different levels of resolution. First in our own Galaxy; secondly from nearby galaxies where stars can still be resolved; and thirdly in remote galaxies in which the stellar population can only be studied in integrated light.

Figure 2. Andromeda Galaxy (M31): This neighboring spiral looks similar to our own Galaxy in that it is a disk galaxy with a central bulge. Note the bulge of older, yellowish stars in the center, the bluer and younger stars in the outer regions, and the dust in the disk that blocks some of the light from the bulge.

So The stellar populations of galaxies book galaxies are more metal-rich. The differences between elliptical galaxies and star forming spirals can be seen in plots of color versus luminosity or stellar mass: they form a distinct "red sequence" which is offset from the "blue cloud" of star forming galaxies: Remember terminology: "early-type" means E/S0, "late-type" means Sb/Sc.

Stellar Populations One of the most interesting discoveries about our galaxy is that it contains a range of star types of different composition, age, distribution, and orbital geometry.

Smaller collections of stars that have formed together and are held together by gravity —. The authors are leading theoretical astrophysicists who have made major contributions to galaxy formation theory. Their text provides a comprehensive review of relevant topics, ranging from the growth of the first density fluctuations to the evolution of the stellar populations in galaxies.'' Joseph Silk, in Physics Today, July The concept of Stellar Populations has played a fundamental role in astronomy in the last few decades.

It was introduced by Walter Baade after he was able to resolve the Andromeda Nebula and its companions into stars when he used red-sensitive plates and realised that there were two fundamentally different Herzsprung-Russell diagrams in our and these nearby galaxies (common stars in the solar.

This textbook is meant to illustrate the specific role played by stellar population diagnostics in our attempt to understand galaxy formation and evolution.

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Current limitations of stellar models are Cited by: This is a summary of my lectures during the Canary Islands Winter School in Puerto de la Cruz. I give an introduction to the field of stellar populations in galaxies, and highlight some new results.

Since the title of the Winter School is Secular Evolution in Galaxies I mostly concentrate on nearby galaxies, which are best suited to study this theme. Description. Evolution of Stars and Stellar Populations is a comprehensive presentation of the theory of stellar evolution and its application to the study of stellar populations in galaxies.

Taking a unique approach to the subject, this self-contained text introduces first the theory of stellar evolution in a clear and accessible manner, with particular emphasis placed on explaining the. Color gradients in galaxies reveal information about the nature of their stellar populations via age and metallicity trends, and the amount and distribution of dust in their primary constituents.

The some papers discuss such topics as the collisional ring galaxy NGC, how gas stripping transforms the stellar populations of cluster spiral galaxies, the mass-to-light ratios of galactic globular clusters, shock-induced starburst and star cluster formation in colliding galaxies, ultraluminous X-ray sources in interacting galaxies, and.

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Stellar Populations: A group of stars within the Galaxy that resemble each other in spatial distribution, chemical composition or age are called a stellar population. Stellar populations are not discrete in their properties, but rather have a continuum of characteristics that reflect the.

The concept of Stellar Populations has played a fundamental role in astronomy in the last few decades. It was introduced by Walter Baade after he was able to resolve the Andromeda Nebula and its companions into stars when he used red-sensitive plates and realised that there were two fundamentally.

This is a summary of my lectures during the IAC Winter School in Puerto de la Cruz. I give an introduction to the field of stellar populations in galaxies, and highlight some new : Reynier Peletier. the analysis of the stellar components of local and high redshift galaxies.

A wide range of techniques developed in the last decades make use of stellar evolution models, and are routinely used to estimate distances, ages, star formation.

The idea of two populations helped organize our initial thoughts about the Galaxy, but we now know it cannot explain everything we observe. Even the different structures of the Galaxy—disk, halo, central bulge—are not so cleanly separated in terms of their locations, ages, and the heavy element content of the stars within them.

Each book in the Hubble Focus series will present some of Hubble’s more recent and important observations within a particular topic. The subjects will span from our nearby solar system out to the horizon of Hubble’s observable universe. The ebook, “Hubble Focus: Galaxies Through Space and Time,” highlights some of Hubble’s recent.

HST Observations of Stellar Populations in Galaxies. Robert C. Kennicutt, Jr. Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Abstract: This paper reviews recent HST observations of stellar populations in galaxies, with emphasis on resolved field stellar populations in nearby galaxies, young populations, and starbursts.

Get this from a library. The stellar populations of galaxies: proceedings of the th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Angra dos Reis, Brazil, August[B Barbuy; Alvio Renzini; International Astronomical Union. Symposium; International Astronomical Union.] -- "One approach to learning about stellar populations is to study them at three different levels of.

We find that most spiral galaxies have stellar population gradients, in the sense that their inner regions are older and more metal rich than their outer regions. Our main conclusion is that the surface density of a galaxy drives its star formation history, perhaps through a.

Evolution of Stars and Stellar Populations is a comprehensive presentation of the theory of stellar evolution and its application to the study of stellar populations in galaxies. Taking a unique approach to the subject, this self-contained text introduces first the theory of stellar evolution in a clear and accessible manner, with particular.

@article{osti_, title = {Evolution of galaxies and stellar populations. [Yale Univ., May]}, author = {Tinsley, B M and Larson, R B}, abstractNote = {Separate abstracts were prepared for each of the 14 papers given at this conference. Old stellar populations have larger mass-to-light ratios, as massive stars leave the main sequence and many white dwarfs are created.

No stellar population is older than about 13 billion years, the age of the oldest globular clusters. So the oldest galaxies define the maximum value of.

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Most of these galaxies lie in the field, well outside of rich clusters, and at least 55 (15%) have dramatic tidal features indicative of mergers. Evolution of Galaxies and Stellar Populations, ed.

B.M. Tinsley and R.B. Larson, Yale Obs. This volume is the proceedings of the "Yale Conference", notable for the dawning realization that galaxies evolve both passively and actively. The Properties of Star-Forming Galaxies at z~2: Kinematics, Stellar Populations, and Metallicities Erb, Dawn Published by ().

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Firm and less firm outcomes of stellar evolution theory --The fundamentals of evolutionary population synthesis --Resolving stellar populations --Age dating resolved stellar populations --The evolutionary synthesis of stellar populations --Stellar population diagnostics of galaxies --Supernovae --The IMF from low to high redshift --Evolutionary.For galaxies and protogalactic fragments, tff ~ - yr (coincidentally ~ starburst time scale), but note also that for these systems tcool File Size: KB.The book discusses educational and outreach opportunities, then goes on to describe a broad range of science that LSST will revolutionize: mapping the inner and outer Solar System, stellar populations in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies, the structure of the Milky Way disk and halo and other objects in the Local Volume, transient and variable.