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early-type star


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early-type star

Molecular gas and star formation in early-type galaxies

Star formation activities in early-type brightest cluster galaxies

Early-type galaxy star formation histories in different environments

The star formation history of early-type galaxies as a function of mass and environment

Composite star formation histories of early-type galaxies from minor mergers: prospects for WFC3

The role of minor mergers in the recent star formation history of early-type galaxies

Star formation and nuclear activity in close pairs of early-type galaxies

Current star formation in early-type galaxies and the K+A phenomenon

The metal abundance of circumnuclear star-forming regions in early-type spirals. Spectrophotometric observations

Star formation and figure rotation in the early-type galaxy NGC 2974

Molecular gas and star formation in the SAURON early-type galaxies

X-ray haloes and star formation in early-type galaxies

Star formation in the outer regions of the early-type galaxy NGC 4203

The ATLAS3D Project – XXVIII. Dynamically driven star formation suppression in early-type galaxies

A differential abundance analysis of the early-type halo star PHL 346

New insights into the star formation histories of candidate intermediate-age early-type galaxies from K′-band imaging of globular clusters

HR 5907: Discovery of the most rapidly rotating magnetic early B-type star by the MiMeS Collaboration†

ALFALFA H i data stacking – I. Does the bulge quench ongoing star formation in early-type galaxies?

 

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Any massive, hot star of spectral type O, B, or A. The designation ‘early’ derives from an old, mistaken idea that stars evolved from being hot and young to cool and old. The term is also used to refer to the hotter end of any given spectral class: for example, a K1 star is earlier than a K5 star. See also Late-type Star.

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