Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Slicing the monoceros overdensity with suprime-cam

Conn, Blair; Noel, Noelia E. D.; Rix, Hans-Walter; Lane, R R; Lewis, Geraint Francis; Irwin, Mike J.; Martin, Nicolas F; Ibata, Rodrigo A.; Dolphin, Andrew; Chapman, Scott


We derive distance, density, and metallicity distribution of the stellar Monoceros Overdensity (MO) in the outer Milky Way, based on deep imaging with the Subaru Telescope. We applied color-magnitude diagram fitting techniques in three stripes at galactic longitudes, l 130°, 150°, 170°, and galactic latitudes, +15° ≤ b ≤ +25°. The MO appears as a wall of stars at a heliocentric distance of 10.1 ± 0.5kpc across the observed longitude range with no distance change. The MO stars are more...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: The Astrophysical Journal
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/754/2/101
Access Rights: Open Access


There are no files associated with this item.

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator