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Probing the stellar halo of the milky way with the SEKBO RR Lyrae survey

Akhter, Shaila; Da Costa, Gary; Keller, Stefan; Schmidt, Brian

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We investigate the steepening of the power-law slope beyond the Galactocentric radius of R ∼ 45kpc in the RR Lyrae (RRL) space density distribution found by Keller et al. They identified 2016 RRL candidates derived from the analysis of archival observat

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65747
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/756/1/23

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