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Paper: Extremely Massive Clusters and their Link to Ultra Compact Dwarf Galaxies
Volume: 322, The Formation and Evolution of Massive Young Star Clusters
Page: 535
Authors: Kissler-Patig, M.
Abstract: In the following contribution I discuss the nature of the recently discovered extremely massive star clusters (106 to 108MSolar). How massive can a cluster get? When does it stop to be a classical globular cluster? I briefly discuss their link to other star clusters and in particular to Ultra Compact Dwarf Galaxies (the latter are argued to be neither Dwarf Galaxies nor Ultra Compact). I speculate on their nature as nuclear clusters that suffered accretion over their lifetime.
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