Evolving structures of star-forming clusters

  title={Evolving structures of star-forming clusters},
  author={Stefan Schmeja and Ralf S. Klessen},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. Understanding the formation and evolution of young star clusters requires quantitative statistical measures of their structure. Aims. We investigate the structures of observed and modelled star-forming clusters. By considering the different evolutionary classes in the observations and the temporal evolution in models of gravoturbulent fragmentation, we study the temporal evolution of the cluster structures. Methods. We apply different statistical methods, in particular the normalised… 

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