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NGC 4214: Cluster Properties Derived from Multi-band Photometry

  • Leonardo Úbeda
  • Jesús Maíz-Apellániz
  • John W. MacKenty
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP)

Summary

We present the results of a detailed UV–optical study of some of the stellar clusters in the nearby dwarf starburst galaxy NGC 4214 using multifilter HST/WFPC2+STIS photometry. The data show the existence of both young and old stellar populations that can be resolved at the distance of NGC 4214 (2.94 Mpc). We detected a number of massive clusters and associations with ages between a few and 200 million years and we derived their physical properties by comparing our photometry with low metallicity starburst99 cluster models.

Keywords

Stellar Population Magellanic Cloud Stellar Cluster Space Telescope Science Institute NASA Contract NAS5 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonardo Úbeda
    • 1
  • Jesús Maíz-Apellániz
    • 2
  • John W. MacKenty
    • 3
  1. 1.Département de physique, génie physique et optiqueUniversité LavalQuébecCanada G1K7P4
  2. 2.Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía–CSIC18008 GranadaSpain
  3. 3.Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimoreUSA

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