On the association of ULXs with young superclusters: M82 X-1 and a new candidate in NGC 7479

R. Voss, M.T.B. Nielsen, G. Nelemans, Morgan Fraser, Stephen Smartt

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Abstract

We investigate the spatial coincidence of ultraluminous X-ray sources (ULXs) with young massive stellar clusters. In particular, we perform astrometry on Chandra and Hubble Space Telescope (HST) data of two ULXs that are possibly associated with such clusters.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L124-L128
Number of pages5
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume418
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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