# The VMC survey – XLIII. The spatially resolved star formation history across the Large Magellanic Cloud

@article{Mazzi2021TheVS,
title={The VMC survey – XLIII. The spatially resolved star formation history across the Large Magellanic Cloud},
author={Alessandro Mazzi and L{\'e}o Girardi and Simone Zaggia and Giada Pastorelli and Stefano Rubele and Alessandro Bressan and Maria-Rosa L. Cioni and Gisella Clementini and Felice Cusano and Jo{\~a}o Pedro Rocha and Marco Gullieuszik and Leandro de O. Kerber and Paola Marigo and Vincenzo Ripepi and Kenji Bekki and Cameron P. M. Bell and Richard de Grijs and Martin A. T. Groenewegen and Valentin D Ivanov and Joana M Oliveira and Ning-Chen Sun and Jacco Th van Loon},
journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
year={2021}
}
We derive the spatially resolved star formation history (SFH) for a 96 deg2 area across the main body of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), using the near-infrared photometry from the VISTA survey of the Magellanic Clouds (VMC). The data and analyses are characterized by a great degree of homogeneity and a low sensitivity to the interstellar extinction. 756 subregions of size 0.125 deg2 – corresponding to projected sizes of about $296\times 322\, \mathrm{pc}^{2}$ in the LMC – are analysed. The… Expand

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