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The Milky Way Tomography with SDSS. II. Stellar Metallicity

Ivezic, Zeljko; Sesar, Branimir; Juric, Mario; Bond, Nicholas; Dalcanton, Julianne; Rockosi, Constance; Yanny, Brian; Newberg, Heidi Jo; Beers, Timothy C; Allende Prieto, C; Wilhelm, Ronald; Norris, John


Using effective temperature and metallicity derived from SDSS spectra for ∼60,000 F- and G-type main-sequence stars (0.2 < g - r < 0.6), we develop polynomial models for estimating these parameters from the SDSS u - g and g - r colors. These photometric

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/589678


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