core, stellar

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core, stellar

core, stellar

Asteroseismic diagnostics of stellar convective cores

Stellar Core Collapse in Full General Relativity with Microphysics — Formulation and Spherical Collapse Test —

Stellar perturbations of inner core comets and the impulse approximation

Rotation of the pre-stellar core L1689B

Three-dimensional hydrodynamic instabilities in stellar core collapses

Perturbation analysis of a general polytropic homologously collapsing stellar core

Collapse of a molecular cloud core to stellar densities: stellar-core and outflow formation in radiation magnetohydrodynamic simulations

The initial conditions of isolated star formation — III. Millimetre continuum mapping of pre-stellar cores

The effect of rotation on the gravitational radiation and dynamical stability of stiff stellar cores

Morphologies and stellar populations of galaxies in the core of Abell 2218

Mapping the core mass function on to the stellar initial mass function: multiplicity matters

On the effects of solenoidal and compressive turbulence in pre-stellar cores

Asteroseismic analysis of solar-like star KIC 6225718: constraints on stellar parameters and core overshooting

Magnetic field amplification and magnetically supported explosions of collapsing, non-rotating stellar cores

Colliding winds in the stellar core at the Galactic Centre: some implications

The initial conditions of isolated star formation – VII. Spitzer mapping of pre-stellar cores

Stellar population gradients in the cores of nearby field E+A galaxies


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The central region of a star, in which hydrogen burning occurs while the star is on the main sequence. After the star has left the main sequence, the core is the site of further nuclear burning of other fuels such as helium and oxygen. About 30% of the mass of a star of 10 solar masses is in its core. In such massive stars the cores are entirely convective, ensuring that the region is well mixed and of uniform composition. Stars of less than 0.4 solar masses are convective in both their cores and their envelopes. Stars of 0.4–1.2 solar masses have radiative cores.

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