It is the purpose of this Thesis to obtain,
photometrically, the distances of five open clusters in the
Milky Way in Carina and to discuss the results in terms of
the spiral structure in the region. None of the clusters had
been studied before and so the choice was, of necessity,
arbitrary. Nevertheless, two of the clusters proved to be
young and thus relevant to such considerations.
The Milky Way in Carina is described in the first
chapter and this is followed by a rather general...[Show more]
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