Birth sites of young stellar associations and recent star formation in a flocculent corrugated disc

  title={Birth sites of young stellar associations and recent star formation in a flocculent corrugated disc},
  author={Alice C. Quillen and Alex R. Pettitt and Sukanya Chakrabarti and Yifan Zhang and Jonathan Gagn'e and Ivan Minchev},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
With backwards orbit integration we estimate birth locations of young stellar associations and moving groups identified in the solar neighborhood that are younger than 70 Myr. The birth locations of most of these stellar associations are at smaller galactocentric radius than the Sun, implying that their stars moved radially outwards after birth. Exceptions to this rule include are the Argus and Octans associations which formed outside the Sun's Galactocentric radius. Variations in birth heights… 

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