Gaia, Trumpler 16, and Eta Carinae
Kris Davidson^1, Greta Helmel^2, Roberta Humphreys^1
1 University of Minnesota
2 Macalester College
Gaia parallaxes for the star cluster Tr 16 reveal a discrepancy in the oft-quoted distance of Eta Carinae. It is probably more distant and more luminous. Moreover, many presumed members may not belong to Tr 16.
RNAAS 2:133, 2018
Status: Manuscript has been accepted