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Title: Binary star formation
Authors: Pringle, J. E
First Published: 1991
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Citation: Pringle 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
Abstract: 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.
DOI Link: 10.1007/978-94-011-3642-6_12
ISBN: 978-0-7923-1367-0
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Chapter
Rights: Copyright © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1991. Deposited with reference to the publisher’s open access archiving policy. (
Description: Chapter Camera ready when published.
Appears in Collections:Books & Book Chapters, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

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