The Spitzer Gould Belt Survey of Large Nearby Interstellar Clouds: Discovery of a Dense Embedded Cluster in the Serpens-Aquila Rift

@article{Gutermuth2008TheSG,
  title={The Spitzer Gould Belt Survey of Large Nearby Interstellar Clouds: Discovery of a Dense Embedded Cluster in the Serpens-Aquila Rift},
  author={Robert A. Gutermuth and Tyler L. Bourke and Lori E. Allen and Philip C. Myers and S. Thomas Megeath and Brenda C. Matthews and Jes K. J{\o}rgensen and James di Francesco and Derek Ward-Thompson and Tracy L. Huard and Timothy Young Brooke and Michael M. Dunham and Lucas A. Cieza and Paul M. Harvey and Nicholas L. Chapman},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2008},
  volume={673},
  pages={L151 - L154}
}
We report the discovery of a nearby, embedded cluster of young stellar objects, associated filamentary infrared dark cloud, and 4.5 μm shock emission knots from outflows detected in Spitzer IRAC mid-infrared imaging of the Serpens-Aquila Rift obtained as part of the Spitzer Gould Belt Legacy Survey. We also present radial velocity measurements of the region from molecular line observations obtained with the Submillimeter Array (SMA) that suggest the cluster is comoving with the Serpens Main… 

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