Study investigates chemical composition of the young massive cluster NGC 1569-B

Image of the NGC 1569 using F555W filter from HST ACS. The slit is located on top of the NGC 1569-B, indicating the region the spectra were obtained from. Credit: Gvozdenko et al, 2022

Using the Keck Observatory, astronomers from the Radboud University in the Netherlands and elsewhere have conducted spectroscopic observations of a young massive cluster known as NGC 1569-B. Results of the observational campaign, published September 23 on the arXiv pre-print server, yield important insights into the chemical composition of this cluster.

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