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dc.contributor.authorFensch, Jeremy
dc.contributor.authorDuc, Pierre-Alain
dc.contributor.authorBoquien, Mederic
dc.contributor.authorElmegreen, Debra M.
dc.contributor.authorElmegreen, Bruce G.
dc.contributor.authorBournaud, Frederic
dc.contributor.authorBrinks, Elias
dc.contributor.authorGrijs, Richard de
dc.contributor.authorLelli, Federico
dc.contributor.authorRenaud, Florent
dc.contributor.authorWeilbacher, Peter M.
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-17T12:42:02Z
dc.date.available2019-07-17T12:42:02Z
dc.date.issued2019-07-12
dc.identifier.citationFensch , J , Duc , P-A , Boquien , M , Elmegreen , D M , Elmegreen , B G , Bournaud , F , Brinks , E , Grijs , R D , Lelli , F , Renaud , F & Weilbacher , P M 2019 , ' Massive star cluster formation and evolution in tidal dwarf galaxies ' , Astronomy & Astrophysics . https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201834403
dc.identifier.issn0004-6361
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 16963776
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 92954a50-eb8c-4b3e-8fa9-26b5e95602b1
dc.identifier.otherArXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/1903.10789v2
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0002-7758-9699/work/62749889
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85080023166
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/21450
dc.descriptionReproduced with permission from Astronomy & Astrophysics. © 2019 ESO
dc.description.abstractThe formation of globular clusters remains an open debate. Dwarf starburst galaxies are efficient at forming young massive clusters with similar masses as globular clusters and may hold the key to understanding their formation. We study star cluster formation in a tidal debris - including the vicinity of three tidal dwarf galaxies - in a massive gas dominated collisional ring around NGC~5291. These dwarfs have physical parameters which differ significantly from local starbursting dwarfs. They are gas-rich, highly turbulent, have a gas metallicity already enriched up to half-solar, and are expected to be free of dark matter. The aim is to study massive star cluster formation in this as yet unexplored type of environment. We use imaging from the Hubble Space Telescope using broadband filters covering the wavelength range from the near-ultraviolet to the near-infrared. We determine the masses and ages of the cluster candidates by using the spectral energy distribution-fitting code CIGALE, carefully considering age-extinction degeneracy effects on the estimation of the physical parameters. We find that the tidal dwarf galaxies in the ring of NGC 5291 are forming star clusters with an average efficiency of $\sim40\%$, comparable to blue compact dwarf galaxies. We also find massive star clusters for which the photometry suggests that they were formed at the very birth of the tidal dwarf galaxies and have survived for several hundred million years. Therefore our study shows that extended tidal dwarf galaxies and compact clusters may be formed simultaneously. In the specific case observed here, the young star clusters are not massive enough to survive for a Hubble time. However one may speculate that similar objects at higher redshift, with higher star formation rate, might form some of the long lived globular clusters.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofAstronomy & Astrophysics
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dc.subjectastro-ph.GA
dc.titleMassive star cluster formation and evolution in tidal dwarf galaxiesen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Astrophysics Research
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
dc.description.versiontypeFinal Accepted Version
dcterms.dateAccepted2019-07-12
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