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Systematic Properties of Young Clusters and Associations in Galaxies

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 August 2017

Robert C. Kennicutt Jr.
Affiliation:
Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Fabio Bresolin
Affiliation:
Institut für Physik und Astronomie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Scheinerstrasse 1, D-81679, Munich, Germany
Andrew E. Dolphin
Affiliation:
National Optical Astronomy Observatories, P.O. Box 26732, Tucson, AZ 85726, USA

Abstract

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We review what is known about the large-scale trends in the sizes, luminosities, and mass functions of young stellar associations and clusters in nearby galaxies. We also describe an ongoing survey of massive young cluster populations in nearby galaxies.

Type
Part 3. Super Star Clusters and Associations
Copyright
Copyright © Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2002 

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