Title: Herbig Ae/Be stars
Authors: Waters, Laurentius
Waelkens, Christoffel
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Annual reviews inc
Series Title: Annual review of astronomy and astrophysics vol:36 pages:233-266
Abstract: We review the wide range of observed properties of Herbig Ae/Be stars and try to combine this rich data set into a consistent picture of their circumstellar environment and evolutionary status. We discuss in some detail the geometry of the circumstellar environment. The presence of disks in Herbig Ae/Be stars is inferred from direct and indirect observational evidence. Envelopes can dominate the spectral energy distributions on large angular scales. In some stars, a fairly massive disk persists until the star has reached the main sequence. The evidence for an evolutionary link between isolated Herbig Ae/Be stars and beta Pictoris is summarized.
ISSN: 0066-4146
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: DI
Appears in Collections:Institute of Astronomy

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