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An Abundance Analysis of Bright Giants in the Globular Cluster NGC 1851

Yong, David; Grundahl, Frank

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We present the chemical compositions for eight bright giants in the globular cluster NGC 1851. Our analysis reveals large star-to-star abundance variations and correlations of the light elements O, Na, and Al, a feature found in every well-studied globular cluster. However, NGC 1851 also exhibits large star-to-star abundance variations of the s-process elements Zr and La. These s-process elements are correlated with Al and anticorrelated with O. Furthermore, the Zr and La abundances appear to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/29430
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/525850

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