AAS Meeting #194 - Chicago, Illinois, May/June 1999
Session 68. The Young Ones 1: Star Formation, Disks and Jets
Display, Wednesday, June 2, 1999, 10:00am-6:30pm, Southwest Exhibit Hall

[Previous] | [Session 68] | [Next]

[68.02] The Star Formation History of the Lupus Dark Clouds

A. J. Grocholski, J. D. Hughes (Georgia Southern U.)

In light of recent HIPPARCOS observations we have revised the distance to the Lupus dark cloud complex upwards. This, along with the adoption of newer pre-main sequence mass tracks and isochrones have led to a new mass function and age distribution. We use calculated masses and ages to discuss the progression of star formation through the Lupus clouds, with particular reference to Lupus 3, which is forming intermediate (3-5Mo) stars and a multitude of very low mass stars (<0.3 Mo).

If the author provided an email address or URL for general inquiries, it is a s follows:


[Previous] | [Session 68] | [Next]