Young stars and brown dwarfs surrounding Alnilam (eps Ori) and Mintaka (del Ori)

  title={Young stars and brown dwarfs surrounding Alnilam (eps Ori) and Mintaka (del Ori)},
  author={Jos{\'e} A. Caballero and Enrique Solano},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
Aims: We look for new regions for the search of substellar objects. Methods: Two circular areas, 45 arcmin-radius each, centred on the young massive star systems Alnilam and Mintaka in the Orion Belt, have been explored. The regions are very young (less than 10 Ma), have low extinction, and are neighbours to sigma Orionis (~3 Ma), a young open cluster very rich in brown dwarfs and planetary-mass objects. We have used Virtual Observatory tools, the astro-photometric Tycho-2, DENIS and 2MASS… 
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