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Confirming the intrinsic abundance spread in the globular cluster NGC 6273 (M19) with calcium triplet spectroscopy

Yong, David; Da Costa, Gary; Norris, John

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We present metallicities for red giant stars in the globular cluster NGC 6273 based on intermediate resolution GMOS-S spectra of the calcium triplet region. For the 42 radial velocity members with reliable calcium triplet line strength measurements, we obtain metallicities, [Fe/H], using calibrations established from standard globular clusters. We confirm the presence of an intrinsic abundance dispersion identified by Johnson et al. (2015). The total range in [Fe/H] is ∼1.0 dex and after taking...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152585
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stw1091

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