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Paper: Clusters in Stephan's Quintet: Constraints on Tidal Dwarf Formation.
Volume: 211, Massive Stellar Clusters
Page: 254
Authors: Hunsberger, S. D.; Gallagher, S. C.; Charlton, J. C.; Zaritsky, D.
Abstract: Within the tidal features of three interacting galaxies in Stephan's Quintet, we detect more than thirty stellar clumps that appear to be massive star-forming regions and possibly "tidal" dwarf galaxies. We determine the colors and surface brightness profiles of these star clusters to constrain their stellar populations and formation history. A similar analysis is performed on all faint, extended objects in the field of the group. A particularly intriguing result is the presence of a very red galaxy population near a large tidal tail.
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