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On the Solar Nickel and Oxygen Abundances

Scott, Patrick; Asplund, Martin; Grevesse, N; Sauval, A J

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Determinations of the solar oxygen content relying on the neutral forbidden transition at 630 nm depend upon the nickel abundance, due to a Ni I blend. Here, we rederive the solar nickel abundance, using the same ab initio three-dimensional hydrodynamic model of the solar photosphere employed in the recent revision of the abundances of C, N, O, and other elements. Using 17 weak, unblended lines of Ni I together with the most accurate atomic and observational data available, we find log εNi =...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38238
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/691/2/L119

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