The Spatial Structure of Young Stellar Clusters. I. Subclusters

Michael A. Kuhn, Eric D. Feigelson, Konstantin V. Getman, Adrian J. Baddeley, Patrick S. Broos, Alison Sills, Matthew R. Bate, Matthew S. Povich, Kevin L. Luhman, Heather A. Busk, Tim Naylor, Robert R. King

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The clusters of young stars in massive star-forming regions show a wide range of sizes, morphologies, and numbers of stars. Their highly subclustered structures are revealed by the MYStIX project's sample of 31,754 young stars in nearby sites of star formation (regions at distances
Original languageEnglish
Article number107
JournalThe Astrophysical Journal
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2014


  • H II regions
  • ISM: structure
  • methods: statistical
  • open clusters and associations: general
  • stars: formation
  • stars: pre-main sequence
  • Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
  • Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics


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