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Paper: Size Distribution of Disks in the Trapezium Cluster
Volume: 321, Extrasolar Planets: Today and Tomorrow
Page: 331
Authors: Vicente, S.M.; Alves, J.
Abstract: In this paper we present preliminary results on the size distribution of proto-planetary ("proplyds") disks in the Trapezium Cluster, as measured from HST/WFPC2 in the Hα (0.656μm) images. Direct size measurements of a sample of 134 bright proplyds and 14 silhouettes disks, suggest that the size distribution of circumstellar disks in the Trapezium cluster is well characterized by a power-law distribution with an exponent of -2.6 between disk diameters 100-500 AU.
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