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Distant Field Blue Horizontal Branch Stars and the Mass of the Galaxy I: Classification of halo A-type stars

Clewley, Lee; Warren, S J; Hewett, Paul C; Norris, John; Peterson, R; Evans, N W


This is the first in a series of three papers presenting a new calculation of the mass of the Galaxy based on radial velocities and distances measured for a sample of some 100 faint 16 < B < 20 field blue horizontal branch (BHB) stars. This study aims to

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-8711.2002.05864.x


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