Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of u/u/erica/BEAnalysis
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v6 v7 7 7 By substituting for rho, we can turn this into the more physically intuitive condition: 8 8 9 [[latex($\lambda_J \propto (Cs^2/(G *M/r^3))^{1/2}$)]]9 [[latex($\lambda_J \propto (Cs^2/(GM/r^3))^{1/2}$)]] 10 10 11 11 Thus, for a given cloud of radius r, sound speed Cs, and mass M, we can compute a Jeans length, which is either less than r or greater than r. For a [[latex($\lambda_J$)]] < r, the cloud is gravitationally unstable. For the opposite, the cloud is gravitationally stable.