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Relativistic collapse of stellar clusters after loss of stability

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The dynamics of spherically-symmetrical relativistic stellar clusters with initial truncated Maxwell distributions and initial self-similar distribution of stars is investigated using integral method of calculation. It is found that the main part of the clusters collapses rapidly. During long period after that the main part of remaining mass collapses and the most rapid members of the cluster run away.

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Bisnovatyi-Kogan, G.S., Yangurazova, L.R. Relativistic collapse of stellar clusters after loss of stability. Astrophys Space Sci 147, 121–135 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00656612

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Keywords

  • Main Part
  • Integral Method
  • Maxwell Distribution
  • Stellar Cluster
  • Mass Collapse