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Cradle(s) of the Sun

7 Aug 2020, 16:00 UTC
Cradle(s) of the Sun
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Susanne Pfalzner and Kirsten Vincke 2020 ApJ 897 60
Simulations of close flybys in young stellar groups indicate that the Sun likely formed either in a high-mass, extended association like NGC 2244, or in an intermediate-mass, compact cluster like M44.

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