proplyd


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proplyd

[′präp‚lid]
(astronomy)
A disk of dense gas and dust surrounding a young star. Derived from protoplanetary disk.
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In order to investigate the chemical content of proplyds for a better understanding of their metallicity and evolution, intensive collaborations between modelers and observers are encouraged.
The slits were arranged on the Huygens region, covering different morphological structures such as proplyds, HH objects, and stratified bars.
The IFS studies of the proplyds HST1 and LV2 have also brought new clues into the AD problem (see [65, 66]).
The IFS has allowed us to spatially locate and quantify the effects of high-velocity flows on their surrounding media as well as to investigate for the first time the chemical content of proplyds. Furthermore, it has been shown that small-spatial-scale morphologies may be playing an active role in the production of the AD problem.
Arthur, "Modeling the brightness profiles of the Orion proplyds," Astronomical Journal, vol.
Hollenbach, "Photodissociation region models of photoevaporating circumstellar disks and application to the proplyds in Orion," The Astrophysical Journal, vol.
O'Dell, "A keck high-resolution spectroscopic study of the Orion Nebula proplyds," The Astronomical Journal, vol.