109 new Galactic open clusters

  title={109 new Galactic open clusters},
  author={Nina V. Kharchenko and Anatoly E. Piskunov and Siegfried Roser and Elena Schilbach and Ralf-Dieter Scholz},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
We present a list of 130 Galactic Open Clusters, found in the All-Sky Compiled Catalogue of 2.5 Million Stars (ASCC-2.5). For these clusters we determined a homogeneous set of astrophysical parameters such as size, membership, motion, distance and age. In a previous work, 520 already-known open clusters out of a sample of 1700 clusters from the literature were confirmed in the ASCC-2.5 using independent, objective methods. Using these methods the whole sky was systematically screened for new… Expand

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