Identifying two groups of massive stars aligned in the l ~ 38° Galactic direction

  title={Identifying two groups of massive stars aligned in the l ~ 38° Galactic direction},
  author={Sebastian Ramirez Alegria and A Herrero and Klaus R{\"u}bke and Antonio Mar{\'i}n-Franch and M Garcia and Jura Borissova},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. Recent near-infrared data have contributed to unveiling massive and obscured stellar populations in both new and previously known clusters in our Galaxy. These discoveries have lead us to view the Milky Way as an active star-forming machine. Aims. We look for young massive cluster candidates as over-densities of OB-type stars. The first search, focused on the Galactic direction l = 38°, resulted in the detection of two objects with a remarkable population of OB-type star candidates… 
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