Absolute proper motions of open clusters: I. Observational data

Baumgardt, H., Dettbarn, C. and Wielen, R. (2000) Absolute proper motions of open clusters: I. Observational data. Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series, 146 2: 251-258. doi:10.1051/aas:2000362

Author Baumgardt, H.
Dettbarn, C.
Wielen, R.
Title Absolute proper motions of open clusters: I. Observational data
Journal name Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0365-0138
Publication date 2000-10
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1051/aas:2000362
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 146
Issue 2
Start page 251
End page 258
Total pages 8
Place of publication Les Ulis, France
Publisher E D P Sciences
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Mean proper motions and parallaxes of 205 open clusters were determined from their member stars found in the Hipparcos Catalogue. 360 clusters were searched for possible members, excluding nearby clusters with distances D < 200 pc. Members were selected using ground based information (photometry, radial velocity, proper motion, distance from the cluster centre) and information provided by Hipparcos (proper motion, parallax). Altogether 630 certain and 100 possible members were found. A comparison of the Hipparcos parallaxes with photometric distances of open clusters shows good agreement. The Hipparcos data confirm or reject the membership of several Cepheids in the studied clusters.
Keyword Galaxy : open clusters and associations : general
Stars : variables : Cepheids
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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