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The origin of the split red clump in the galactic bulge of the milky way

Ness, Melissa; Freeman, Kenneth; Athanassoula, E; Wylie de Boer, Elizabeth; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Lewis, Geraint Francis; Yong, David; Asplund, Martin; Lane, R R; Kiss, L L; Ibata, Rodrigo A

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Near the minor axis of the Galactic bulge, at latitudes b < -5°, the red giant clump stars are split into two components along the line of sight. We investigate this split using the three fields from the ARGOS survey that lie on the minor axis at (l, b)

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65733
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/756/1/22

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