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The most metal-poor stars. III. the metallicity distribution function and carbon-enhanced metal-poor fraction

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


We examine the metallicity distribution function (MDF) and fraction of carbon-enhanced metal-poor (CEMP) stars in a sample that includes 86 stars with [Fe/H] ≤ -3.0, based on high-resolution, high signal-to-noise spectroscopy, of which some 32 objects l

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/762/1/27


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