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The most metal-poor stars. I. Discovery, data, and atmospheric parameters

Norris, John; Bessell, Michael; Yong, David; Christlieb, N; Barklem, Paul S; Asplund, Martin; Murphy, Simon; Beers, Timothy C; Frebel, Anna; Ryan, S. G.

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We report the discovery of 34 stars in the Hamburg/ESO Survey for metal-poor stars and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey that have [Fe/H] ≲ -3.0. Their median and minimum abundances are [Fe/H] = -3.1 and -4.1, respectively, while 10 stars have [Fe/H] < -3.5.

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69775
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/762/1/25

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