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J/A+A/513/A35       Abundances of Galactic red giants       (Alves-Brito+, 2010)

Chemical similarities between Galactic bulge and local thick disk red giants: O, Na, Mg, Al, Si, Ca and Ti. Alves-Brito A., Melendez J., Asplund M., Ramirez I., Yong D. <Astron. Astrophys. 513, A35 (2010)> =2010A&A...513A..35A
ADC_Keywords: Stars, giant ; Stars, nearby ; Spectroscopy ; Equivalent widths Keywords: stars: abundances - Galaxy: abundances - Galaxy: bulge - Galaxy: disk - Galaxy: evolution Abstract: The formation and evolution of the Galactic bulge and its relationship with the other Galactic populations is still poorly understood. To establish the chemical differences and similarities between the bulge and other stellar populations, we performed an elemental abundance analysis of alpha- (O, Mg, Si, Ca, and Ti) and Z-odd (Na and Al) elements of red giant stars in the bulge as well as of local thin disk, thick disk and halo giants. We use high-resolution optical spectra of 25 bulge giants in Baade's window and 55 comparison giants (4 halo, 29 thin disk and 22 thick disk giants) in the solar neighborhood. All stars have similar stellar parameters but cover a broad range in metallicity (-1.5<[Fe/H]<+0.5). A standard 1D local thermodynamic equilibrium analysis using both Kurucz and MARCS models yielded the abundances of O, Na, Mg, Al, Si, Ca, Ti and Fe. Our homogeneous and differential analysis of the Galactic stellar populations ensured that systematic errors were minimized. Description: Line list and equivalent widths (EWs) of a sample of 80 giant stars in the Galactic bulge, halo, thin- and thick disk. The list includes lines of [OI], NaI, MgI, AlI, SiI, CaI, TiI, FeI and FeII. The adopted oscillator strengths (loggfs) and excitation potential (EP) are also listed. For the bulge stars, the EWs were taken from Fulbrigth et al. (2006, Cat. J/ApJ/636/821, 2007ApJ...661.1152F). Refer to the paper's text for more detail. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file stars.dat 84 80 Star list linelist.dat 41 8954 Line list and measured equivalent widths (tables 8-15 of the paper)
See also: J/ApJ/636/821 : Abundances of Baade's Window K giants (Fulbright+, 2006) Byte-by-byte Description of file: stars.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 8 A8 --- Name Star name 11- 12 I2 h RAh ? Simbad Hour of Right Ascension (J2000.0) 14- 15 I2 min RAm ? Simbad Minute of Right Ascension (J2000.0) 17- 20 F4.1 s RAs ? Simbad Second of Right Ascension (J2000.0) 22 A1 --- DE- Simbad Sign of the Declination (J2000.0) 23- 24 I2 deg DEd ? Simbad Degree of Declination (J2000.0) 26- 27 I2 arcmin DEm ? Simbad Arcminute of Declination (J2000.0) 29- 30 I2 arcsec DEs ? Simbad Arcsecond of Declination (J2000.0) 33- 38 F6.3 mag Bmag ? Simbad B band magnitude 40- 45 F6.3 mag Vmag ? Simbad V band magnitude 47- 59 A13 --- SpType Simbad MK spectral type 61- 84 A24 --- SName Simbad name
Byte-by-byte Description of file: linelist.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 8 A8 --- Name Star name 10- 13 A4 --- El Element 16- 22 F7.2 0.1nm Lambda Wavelength 24- 27 F4.2 eV EP Excitation potential 29- 35 F7.3 [-] loggf Oscillator strength 37- 41 F5.1 0.1pm EW ?=- Equivalent width
Acknowledgements: Alan Alves-Brito, abrito(at)
(End) Alan Alves-Brito [PUC/Chile], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 26-Jan-2010
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