Embedded Clusters in Molecular Clouds

@article{Lada2003EmbeddedCI,
  title={Embedded Clusters in Molecular Clouds},
  author={Charles J. Lada and Elizabeth A. Lada},
  journal={Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={57-115}
}
  • C. Lada, E. Lada
  • Published 27 January 2003
  • Computer Science
  • Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics
▪ Abstract Stellar clusters are born embedded within giant molecular clouds (GMCs) and during their formation and early evolution are often only visible at infrared wavelengths, being heavily obscured by dust. Over the past 15 years advances in infrared detection capabilities have enabled the first systematic studies of embedded clusters in galactic molecular clouds. In this article we review the current state of empirical knowledge concerning these extremely young protocluster systems. From a… 
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