Stellar clusters in the inner Galaxy and their correlation with cold dust emission

@article{Morales2013StellarCI,
  title={Stellar clusters in the inner Galaxy and their correlation with cold dust emission},
  author={Esteban F. E. Morales and Friedrich Wyrowski and F. Schuller and Karl M. Menten Mpia and Mpifr and Eso Santiago de Chile},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2013},
  volume={560}
}
Context. Stars are born within dense clumps of giant molecular clouds, and constitute young stellar agglomerates known as embedded clusters, which only evolve into bound open clusters under special conditions. Aims. We statistically study all embedded clusters (ECs) and open clusters (OCs) known so far in the inner Galaxy, in particular investigating their interaction with the surrounding molecular environment and the differences in their evolution. Methods. We first compiled a merged list of… Expand
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