The tiny globulettes in the Carina nebula

@article{Grenman2014TheTG,
  title={The tiny globulettes in the Carina nebula},
  author={Tiia Grenman and Gosta F. Gahm},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2014},
  volume={565}
}
Context. Small molecular cloudlets are abundant in many Hii regions surrounding newborn stellar clusters. In optical images these so-called globulettes appear as dark silhouettes against the bright nebular background. Aims. We aim to make an inventory of the population of globulettes in the Carina nebula complex, and to derive sizes and masses for comparisons with similar objects found in other Hii regions. Methods. The globulettes were identified from H images collected at the Hubble Space… 

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