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A short scale length for the α-enhanced thick disk of the Milky Way: Evidence from low-latitude SEGUE data

Cheng, Judy Y; Rockosi, Constance; Morrison, Heather; Lee, Young Sun; Beers, Timothy C; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Harding, Paul; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Oravetz, Daniel; Schlesinger, Katharine


We examine the α-element abundance ratio, [α/Fe], of 5620 stars, observed by the Sloan Extension for Galactic Understanding and Exploration survey in the region 6kpc

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/752/1/51


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