University of Hertfordshire

Tracing the structure of the Perseus arm with IPHAS

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  • Roberto Raddi
  • J.E. Drew
  • S.E. Sale
  • D.T.H. Steeghs
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStar Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of Symposium 5 of JENAM 2010
EditorsA. Moitinho, J. Alves
PublisherSpringer
Pages259-260
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-2213-2
ISBN (Print)978-364222112-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event5th JENAM Symposium - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 9 Sep 201010 Sep 2010

Publication series

NameAstrophysics and Space Science Proceedings

Conference

Conference5th JENAM Symposium
CountryPortugal
Period9/09/1010/09/10

Abstract

Research aiming to describe the spiral structure of the Milky Way disc has to confront both difficulties in obtaining distances and the high interstellar extinction found in the Galactic plane. We present a study of a section of the Perseus Arm, between Galactic longitudes. (120°, 140°) and Galactic latitudes .(-1°+4°), including a number of young clusters. Determination of physical parameters of young stellar objects (YSO) and mapping of the A-star surface density are used to analyse evidence of young structures (typically 10-100 Myrs old) defined in space

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