Towards a census of the Galactic anticentre star clusters – III. Tracing the spiral structure in the outer disc

  title={Towards a census of the Galactic anticentre star clusters – III. Tracing the spiral structure in the outer disc},
  author={Denilso da Silva Camargo and E. Bica and Charles Bonatto},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
In this paper we investigate the nature of 27 star cluster candidates, most of them projected towards the Galactic anticentre. We derive fundamental parameters for 20 confirmed clusters, among these 7 are new identifications. Four of the remaining are uncertain cases that require deeper photometry to establish their nature, and 4 are probably field fluctuations. In addition, we provide a partial census of the open clusters towards the Galactic anticentre. We also include in this study some… Expand
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