Young Star Clusters in M 31

  title={Young Star Clusters in M 31},
  author={Heather L. Morrison and Nelson Caldwell and Paul Harding and Jeffrey Robert Kriessler and James A. Rose and Ricardo P. Schiavon},
In our study of M 31’s globular cluster system with MMT/Hectospec, we have obtained high-quality spectra of 85 clusters with ages less than 1 Gyr. With the exception of Hubble V, the young cluster in NGC 205, we find that these young clusters have kinematics and spatial distribution consistent with membership in M 31’s young disk. Preliminary estimates of the cluster masses and structural parameters, using spectroscopically derived ages and HST imaging, confirms earlier suggestions that M 31… 


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