Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 133, 81-121
A search for clustering around Herbig Ae/Be stars
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1 - Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, MS 105-24, Pasadena CA 91125, U.S.A.
2 - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Largo E. Fermi 5, I-50125 Firenze, Italy
Received March 25; accepted May 11, 1998
We present large field infrared images of a sample of 45 Herbig Ae/Be stars. Stellar parameters, such as age and luminosity, have been derived for all of them in a consistent way. The images have been used to identify stellar groups or clusters associated with the Herbig Ae/Be star. The results presented in this paper form the database for a study of clustering around intermediate mass stars (Testi et al. 1998).
Key words: stars: formation -- stars: pre-main sequence -- infrared: stars