The spectral energy distributions of white dwarfs in 47 Tucanae: The distance to the cluster

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2012

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Woodley, Kristin A.
Goldsbury, Ryan
Kalirai, Jason S
Richer, Harvey B
Tremblay, P.-E.
Anderson, Jay
Bergeron, P
Esteves, L
Dotter, Aaron
Fahlman, Gregory G

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University of Chicago Press

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We present a new distance determination to the Galactic globular cluster 47 Tucanae by fitting the spectral energy distributions of its white dwarfs (WDs) to pure hydrogen atmosphere WD models. Our photometric data set is obtained from a 121-orbit Hubble

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Astronomical Journal

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Journal article

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10.1088/0004-6256/143/2/50

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2037-12-31