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Explaining the Mysterious Age Gap of Globular Clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Bekki, Kenji; Couch, Warrick; Beasley, Michael; Forbes, Duncan A; Chiba, Masashi; Da Costa, Gary

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The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) has a unique cluster formation history in that nearly all of its globular clusters were formed either ∼13 Gyr ago or less than ∼3 Gyr ago. It is not clear what physical mechanism is responsible for the most recent clus

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86795
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/423372

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