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Show that the density distribution of [equation (4.5)] is a solution of
equations (4.1) and (4.3).
Radial density distribution. A spherical cloud (left) and a cylindrical cloud (right).
In the right panel, solutions for polytropic gases with (relatively compact) and
(relatively extended) are plotted as well as the isothermal one.