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Star Formation and Young Clusters in Cygnus

@inproceedings{Reipurth2008StarFA,
  title={Star Formation and Young Clusters in Cygnus},
  author={Bo Reipurth and Nicola Schneider},
  year={2008}
}
The Great Cygnus Rift harbors numerous very active regions of current or recent star formation. In this part of the sky we look down a spiral arm, so regions from only a few hundred pc to several kpc are superposed. The North America and Pelican nebulae, parts of a single giant HII region, are the best known of the Cygnus regions of star formation and are located at a distance of only about 600 pc. Adjacent, but at a distance of about 1.7 kpc, is the Cygnus X region, a ∼10 complex of actively… 

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