Most nearby young star clusters formed in three massive complexes

11 June 2024 Off By Bambam

Nature, Published online: 10 June 2024; doi:10.1038/s41586-024-07496-9

Analysis of data from Gaia Data Release 3 and other large spectroscopic surveys shows that nearly 60% of high-quality young clusters within 1 kpc of the Sun originated from just three distinct star-forming complexes.