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The Vertical Metallicity Gradient of the Milky Way Disk: Transitions in [α/Fe] Populations

Schlesinger, Katharine; Johnson, Jennifer A; Rockosi, Constance; Lee, Young Sun; Beers, Timothy C; Harding, Paul; Allende Prieto, Carlos; Bird, Jonathan C; Schonrich, Ralph; Yanny, Brian; Schneider, Donald; Weaver, B A; Brinkmann, Jonathan

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Using G dwarfs from the Sloan Extension for Galactic Understanding and Exploration (SEGUE) survey, we have determined the vertical metallicity gradient in the Milky Way's disk and examined how this gradient varies for different [α/Fe] subsamples. Our sam

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/27034
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/791/2/112

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