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Scl-1013644: A CEMP-s star in the Sculptor dwarf spheroidal galaxy

Salgado Escalona, Carolina; Da Costa, Gary; Yong, David; Norris, John

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Recent studies of the MilkyWay and its satellites have paid special attention to the importance of carbon-enhanced metal-poor (CEMP) stars due to their involvement in Galactic formation history and their possible connection with the chemical elements originating in the first stellar generation. In an ongoing study of red giants in the Sculptor dwarf galaxy, we have discovered a star with extremely strong CN and CH molecular bands. This star, Scl-1013644, has previously been identified by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152474
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stw1986

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