The Line-of-Sight Depth of Populous Clusters in the Small Magellanic Cloud

@article{Crowl2001TheLD,
  title={The Line-of-Sight Depth of Populous Clusters in the Small Magellanic Cloud},
  author={Hugh Horgan Crowl and Ata Sarajedini and Andr{\'e}s E. Piatti and Douglas Geisler and Eduardo Luiz Damiani Bica and Juan J. Clari{\'a} and Jo{\~a}o F. C. Santos},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={122},
  pages={220-231}
}
We present an analysis of age, metal abundance, and positional data on populous clusters in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) with the ultimate aim of determining the line-of-sight (LOS) depth of the SMC by using these clusters as proxies. Our data set contains 12 objects and is limited to clusters with the highest-quality data for which the ages and abundances are best known and can be placed on an inter- nally consistent scale. We have analyzed the variation of the clustersproperties with… Expand
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