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Paper: The Multiwavelength Picture of Star Formation in the Very Young Open Cluster NGC6383
Volume: 5, Handbook of Star Forming Regions:
Volume II, The Southern Sky
Page: 497
Authors: Rauw, G.; De Becker, M.
Abstract: We review the properties of the very young (∼ 2Myr) open cluster NGC 6383. The cluster is dominated by the massive binary HD159176 (O7V + O7V). The distance to NGC 6383 is consistently found to be 1.3 ± 0.1 kpc and the average reddening is determined to be E(B−V ) = 0.32 ± 0.02. Several pre-main sequence candidates have been identified using different criteria relying on the detection of emission lines, infrared excesses, photometric variability and X-ray emission.
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