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2017AJ....154...29K - Astron. J., 154, 29-29 (2017/July-0)

Characterizing the stellar population of NGC 1980.

KOUNKEL M., HARTMANN L., CALVET N. and MEGEATH T.

Abstract (from CDS):

NGC 1980 is a young cluster that is located about 0.°5 south of the Orion Nebula Cluster (ONC). Recent studies by Bouy et al. and Pillitteri et al. have suggested that NGC 1980 contains an older population of stars compared to a much younger ONC, and that it belongs to a foreground population that may be located in front of the Orion A molecular gas by as much as 40 pc. In this work, we present low-resolution spectra toward 148 young stars found toward the NGC 1980 region. We determine the spectral types of these stars, examine accretion signatures and measure the extinction toward them. We determine that based on these observations, the age of the population of NGC 1980 is indistinguishable from L1641, estimated to be ∼3 Myr, comparable with the study by Fang et al.

Abstract Copyright: © 2017. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.

Journal keyword(s): ISM: individual objects: NGC 1980 - stars: pre-main sequence - stars: pre-main sequence

VizieR on-line data: <Available at CDS (J/AJ/154/29): table1.dat>

Simbad objects: 159

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