Published in the Proceedings of a conference held at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, June 16-19, 1986

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STAR FORMATION IN NORMAL GALAXIES

C. G. Wynn-Williams


University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy
2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

IRAS SURVEYS AS A POINTER TO STAR FORMATION

DEPENDENCE OF STAR FORMATION RATE ON HUBBLE TYPE

ROLE OF BARS

COMPACT AND DWARF GALAXIES

ELLIPTICAL AND S0 GALAXIES

STUDIES OF INDIVIDUAL REGIONS

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

REFERENCES

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