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A new stellar chemo-kinematic relation reveals the merger history of the milky way disk

Minchev, I; Chiappini, C; Martig, M; Steinmetz, M.; de Jong, R. S.; Boeche, C; Scannapieco, C; Zwitter, T; Wyse, Rosemary F G; Freeman, Kenneth; Binney, J.; Navarro, J F

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The velocity dispersions of stars near the Sun are known to increase with stellar age, but age can be difficult to determine, so a proxy like the abundance of α elements (e.g., Mg) with respect to iron, [α/Fe], is used. Here we report an unexpected beha

dc.contributor.authorMinchev, I
dc.contributor.authorChiappini, C
dc.contributor.authorMartig, M
dc.contributor.authorSteinmetz, M.
dc.contributor.authorde Jong, R. S.
dc.contributor.authorBoeche, C
dc.contributor.authorScannapieco, C
dc.contributor.authorZwitter, T
dc.contributor.authorWyse, Rosemary F G
dc.contributor.authorFreeman, Kenneth
dc.contributor.authorBinney, J.
dc.contributor.authorNavarro, J F
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:38:05Z
dc.identifier.issn2041-8205
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/77391
dc.description.abstractThe velocity dispersions of stars near the Sun are known to increase with stellar age, but age can be difficult to determine, so a proxy like the abundance of α elements (e.g., Mg) with respect to iron, [α/Fe], is used. Here we report an unexpected beha
dc.publisherInstitute of Physics Publishing Ltd.
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.sourceAstrophysical Journal Letters
dc.titleA new stellar chemo-kinematic relation reveals the merger history of the milky way disk
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume781
dc.date.issued2014
local.identifier.absfor020100 - ASTRONOMICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES
local.identifier.absfor020110 - Stellar Astronomy and Planetary Systems
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB6255
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationMinchev, I, Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam
local.contributor.affiliationChiappini, C, Leibniz-Institut fur Astrophysik Potsdam
local.contributor.affiliationMartig, M, Swinburne University of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationSteinmetz, M., Leibniz-Institut fur Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
local.contributor.affiliationde Jong, R. S., Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam
local.contributor.affiliationBoeche, C, Astrophysical Institute Potsdam
local.contributor.affiliationScannapieco, C, Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
local.contributor.affiliationZwitter, T, University of Ljubljana
local.contributor.affiliationWyse, Rosemary F G, Johns Hopkins University
local.contributor.affiliationFreeman, Kenneth, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationBinney, J., Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics
local.contributor.affiliationNavarro, J F, University of Victoria
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage6
local.identifier.doi10.1088/2041-8205/781/1/L20
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T09:40:36Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84891885751
local.identifier.thomsonID000329582400020
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CollectionsANU Research Publications

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