# SiO maser emission from red supergiants across the Galaxy - I. Targets in massive star clusters

@article{Verheyen2012SiOME,
title={SiO maser emission from red supergiants across the Galaxy - I. Targets in massive star clusters},
author={Liesbeth Verheyen and Maria Messineo and Karl M. Menten},
journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
year={2012},
volume={541}
}
• Published 2012
• Physics
• Astronomy and Astrophysics
Aims. Red supergiants (RSGs) are among the most luminous of all stars, easily detectable in external galaxies, and may ideally serve as kinematic tracers of Galactic structure. Some RSGs are surrounded by circumstellar envelopes detectable by their dust and molecular and, in particular, maser emission. This study consists of a search for maser emission from silicon monoxide (SiO) toward a significant number of RSGs that are members of massive stellar clusters, many of which have only recently… Expand

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