From high mass stars to planets

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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From high mass stars to planets

Karla Peña Ramírez
Instituto de Astrofísica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile & Instituto Milenio de Astrofísica

In the last five years the study of the mass function in young star forming regions have reached the planetary mass regime (from ~13 down to 4-5 Jupiter masses). I will summarize some of the most important results in this topic, presenting our more recent work in sigma Orionis, Upper Scorpius and rho Ophiuchi.