The Structure of Molecular Clouds from PC to AU Scale

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We present results from powerful new method to study the structure of dense molecular clouds on an unprecedent column density range of 0.5 <Av <50 magnitudes (1021 <N <1023 cm-2) over physical scales of pc to AU using a combination of 2MASS and VLT data. In this talk I will review the method describe the results obtained so far and point to the wonderful opportunities offered by future facilities to study the unsolved problem of the initial conditions to star formation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStar Formation at High Angular Resolution, International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 221, held 22-25 July, 2003 in Sydney, Australia, Poster meeting abstract
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventInternational Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 221 - Sydney, Australia
Duration: 22 Jul 200325 Jul 2003


ConferenceInternational Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 221

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