Grupos cinemáticos estelares / Stellar kinematic groups, SKG
(Supercúmulos, Grupos de movimiento / Superclusters, Moving Groups)

Late-type Stars in Young Stellar Kinematic Groups - Stellar Activity Group (UCM)
Catalogue Spectroscopic Survey Publications

Young stellar kinematic groups

Name Clusters

Local Association
(Pleiades moving group)
(Stream 0)

Pleiades (M45, Melotte 22)
Persei (Melotte 20)
M34 (NGC 1039)
delta Lyr (Stephenson 1)
NGC 2516 (Mel 82)
IC 2602 (theta Carinae)
20 - 300


150 - 300

IC 2391 supercluster

IC 2391 (o Velorum)
35 - (80 - 250)

Castor Moving Group


Ursa Major group
(Sirius supercluster)
(Stream II)

Ursa Major (Collinder 285)
M39 (NGC 7092)?
300 - 500

Hyades supercluster
(Stream I)

The Hyades (Melotte 25)
Praesepe (M44)
NGC 1901 (Bok 1)

New associations of young stars

Cool stars in the solar Neighborhood Catalogs and surveys


Stellar kinematic groups
High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Ursa Major Moving Group Stars
King J.R., & Schuler S.C. 2005, PASP, 117, 911
Spectroscopic properties of cool Ursa Major group members
M. Ammler-von Eiff, E.W. Guenther, 2009, A&A, 508, 677

The IC 2391 supercluster
Eggen O.J., 1991, AJ 102, 2028

First Results from HIPPARCOS
Kovalevsky J., 1998, Annu. Rev. A&A 36, 99
Revised ages for stars in the solar neighbourhood (Ng Y.K., Bertelli G., A&A 329, 943 (1998))
Kinematics and age of stellar populations in the solar neighbourhood from Hipparcos data
V. Caloi, D. Cardini, F. D'Antona, M. Badiali, A. Emanuele, I. Mazzitelli, 1999, A&A, 351, 925

The Sun in Time: Starspots and Luminosity Variations of the Solar-type Stars of Different Ages
(Bochanski et al., 2000, AAS 196, 4607)
Moving groups of stars in the Galaxy ( John Hearnshaw, Peter Cottrell, & Jovan Skuljan)
Phase space inhomogeneities measurements of a solar neighbourhood star sample observed by Hipparcos
(E. Chereul, PhD thesis 1998)
Detection of moving groups among early type stars
(Asiain R.; Figueras F.; Torra J.; Chen B., 1999 A&A 341, 427)
On the evolution of moving groups: an application to the Pleiades moving group
(Asiain, R.; Figueras, F.; Torra, J., 1999, A&A 350, 434)
Kinematics of young stars (I): Local irregularities
(Torra J., Fernández D., Figueras F., 2000, A&A 359, 82)
Kinematics of young stars (II): Galactic spiral structure
(Torra J., Fernández D., Figueras F., 2001, A&A 372, 833)
On the kinematic evolution of young local associations and the Sco-Cen complex
(Fernández D., Figueras F., Torra J., 2008, A&A 480, 735) - Young Local Associations
Origin and evolution of moving groups I. Characterization in the observational kinematic-age-metallicity space
(Antoja T., Figueras F., Fernández D., Torra J., 2008, A&A 490, 135)
OB Stars in the Solar Neighborhood
Moving-cluster membership of solar-neighborhood stars
(Agekian T.A., & Orlov V.V., 1984, Astron. Zh. 61, 60)
Moving star clusters in the solar neighborhood
(Orlov V.V., Panchenko I.E., Rastorguev A.S., Yatsevich A.V., 1995, Astron. Zh. 72, 495)
Stellar Moving Groups in the Solar Neigbourhood via HIPPARCOS Data
(Mylläri, A.; Flynn, C. ; Orlov, V., 2000, Astronomische Gesellschaft Meeting 16, T12)

Isochrone Ages and Moving Groups of Nearby Stars
(Mandell, A. M.; Connelley, M. S.; Backman, D. E., 1999, AAS 195.4402)

T Tauri Stars in Taurus-Auriga - Members of the Pleiades Supercluster?
S. Frink, 2000, Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way, ASP Conference Series, eds. S.Deiters, B.Fuchs, A.Just, R.Spurzem & R.Wielen,

Evolution from OB Associations and Moving Groups to the Field Population
Anthony G.A. Brown, 2001, ASP Conf. Ser., Modes of Star Formation and the Origin of Field Populations, eds. Grebel & Brandner

The stellar velocity distribution in the solar neighbourhood
(R.S. De Simone, X. Wu, S. Tremaine, 2004, MNRAS, 350, 627)
"Local kinematics of K and M giants from Coravel/Hipparcos/Tycho-2 data. Revisiting the concept of superclusters"
(B. Famaey, A. Jorissen, X. Luri, M. Mayor, S. Udry, H. Dejonghe, C. Turon 2005, A&A, 430, 165)
"Dynamical streams in the solar neighbourhood"
(B. Famaey, A. Jorissen, X. Luri, et al., 2004, The Three Dimensional Universe with GAIA, eds M. Perryman & C. Turon)
"The Hyades stream: an evaporated cluster or an intrusion from the inner disk?"
(B. Famaey, et al., 2007, A&A, 461, 957)
"On the age heterogeneity of the Pleiades, Hyades and Sirius moving groups"
(B. Famaey, et al., 2008, A&A, 483, 453)
"The Effect of Spiral Structure on the Stellar Velocity Distribution in the Solar Neighborhood"
(A.C. Quillen, I. Minchev, 2005, AJ, 130, 576)
"Abundance trends in kinematical groups of the Milky Way's disk"
(Soubiran, C., Girard, P., 2005, A&A 438, 139)
"Elemental abundances as a function of kinematics in the Milky Way's disk"
(Girard, P., Soubiran, C., 2005, SF2A-2005, 593)
"Disk populations from HIPPARCOS kinematic data Discontinuities in the local velocity distribution"
(S. Alcobé and R. Cubarsi, 2005, A&A 442, 929)
"Radial mean velocity in the solar neighbourhood"
(R. Cubarsi and S. Alcobé, 2006, A&A 457, 537)
"Kinematics of planet-host stars and their relation with dynamical streams in the solar neighbourhood"
(Ecuvillon, et al., 2007, A&A, 461, 171)
"Hercules stream stars and the metal-rich thick disk"
(Bensby, et al., 2006, "Metal-rich Universe", G. Israelian and G. Meynet (eds), Cambridge Univ. Press)
"Disentangling the Hercules stream"
(Bensby, et al., 2007, ApJ, 655, L89)
"Phase Space Structure in the Solar Neighbourhood"
(Chakrabarty, 2007, A&A, 467, 145)
"Signatures of star streams in the phase space distribution of nearby halo stars"
(Dettbarn, et al., 2007, A&A 474, 857)
"Re-visiting the relations: Galactic thin disc age-velocity dispersion relation"
(Seabroke, Gilmore, 2007, MNRAS, 380, 1348)
"Is the sky falling? Searching for stellar streams in the local Milky Way disc in the CORAVEL and RAVE surveys"
(Seabroke, et al., 2008, MNRAS, 384, 11)
"Identifying stellar streams in the 1st RAVE public data release"
(Klement, et al., 2008, ApJ,685, 261)
"Galactic Spiral Structure"
(Francis & Anderson 2009, in press (arXiv:0901.3503)
"A Catalog of Moving Group Candidates in The Solar Neighborhood"
(Zhao, Zhao, & Chen 2009, ApJ, 692, L113

SACY (Search for Associations Containing Young stars)

A spectroscopic survey of the youngest field stars in the solar neighbourhood. I. The optically bright sample (Guillout, et al., 2009, A&A, 504, 829)

The Gould Belt


Olin Eggen (1919-1998)

Benjamin M. Zuckerman (UCLA)

Superclusters and Moving Groups (GAIA)

Kinematics and space distribution of disk stars (FFYS4327 Galactic Dynamics)

The Ursa Major Moving Cluster (Glenn LeDrew)
The Ursa Major Moving Cluster, Collinder 285 (SEDS)
Ursa Major, the Big Bear

The Astrometry Group Lund Observatory

History of Astrometric Measurements in Astronomy


Proceedings from the Hipparcos Venice '97 symposium
Stellar clusters and associations: convection, rotation, and dynamos
(Second "Three-Islands" Euroconference) (May 25 - 28, 1999, Mondello, Palermo, Sicily, Italy)
Nearby Stars Workshop
(June 24-26, 1999, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California)
Modes of Star Formation and the Origin of Field Populations
(October 9 to 13, 2000, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany)
Young Stars Near Earth: Progress and Prospects workshop
(March 28-30, 2001, NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA USA)
Ground-based observations and theoretical analysis for the Gaia Science on Open Clusters and Young Associations
(13 – 14 May 2010, Museo Diocesano di Catania, Italy)

Space Missions

Hipparcos Astrometry Mission
GAIA Global Astrometric Interferometer for Astrophisics (The Galactic Census Project)
DIVA (Double Interferometer for Visual Astrometry)
FAME (Full-sky Astrometric Mapping Explorer)
TPF (Terrestrial Planet Finder), Origins of Stars, Planets, and Life (NASA)
Kepler NASA mission to detect transits by extra-solar Earth-like planets (NASA)
Darwin (Space Infrared Interferometer Porject) (ESA)


RAVE: the RAdial Velocity Experiment

IAU Commission 37: Star Clusters and Associations
The Star Clusters Young & Old Newsletter (SCYON) (Eds.: Boily, Kroupa & Mermilliod)

Actividad estelar   Open Clusters   New associations of young stars   Cool stars in the solar Neighborhood

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