University of Hertfordshire

Are all Young Stars Disc Accretors

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  • J.S. Vink
  • J.E. Drew
  • T.J. Harries
  • R.D. Oudmaijer
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIn: Procs of the Hot Star Workshop III: the Earliest Stages of Massive Star Birth - ASP Conf Series Vol.267
PublisherAstronomical Society of the Pacific
ISBN (Print)978-1-58381-603-5, 1-58381-107-9
Publication statusPublished - 2002


We demonstrate the importance of Ha spectro-polarimetry in constraining the geometry of Herbig Ae/Be stars. We find that discs are common in Herbig Ae and Be stars, although different polarization signatures may imply different modes of accretion.


Original paper can be found at: Astronomical Society of the Pacific

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