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Kinematic Evidence for an Old Stellar Halo in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Minniti, Dante; Borissova, Jura; Rejkuba, Marina; Alves, David R; Cook, Kem H; Freeman, Kenneth

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The oldest and most metal-poor Milky Way stars form a kinematically hot halo, which motivates the two major formation scenarios for our galaxy: extended hierarchical accretion and rapid collapse. RR Lyrae stars are excellent tracers of old and metal-poor

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86946
Source: Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.1088529

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