ATLASGAL - towards a complete sample of massive star forming clumps

J.S. Urquhart, T. J. T. Moore, T. Csengeri, F. Wyrowski, F. Schuller, M.G. Hoare, S. L. Lumsden, J. C. Mottram, M.A. Thompson, K. M. Menten, C.M. Walmsley, L. Bronfman, S. Pfalzner, C. König, M. Wienen

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Abstract

By matching infrared-selected, massive young stellar objects (MYSOs) and compact HII regions in the Red MSX Source survey to massive clumps found in the submillimetre ATLASGAL (APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy) survey, we have identified ~1000 embedded young massive stars between 280{ring operator} <l
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1555-1586
Number of pages32
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume443
Issue number2
Early online date23 Jul 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sept 2014

Keywords

  • Galaxy: structure
  • HII regions
  • ISM: clouds
  • Mass function
  • Stars: early-type
  • Stars: formation
  • Stars: luminosity function

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