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J/AJ/135/1580    Element abundances in ten red giants of Car dSph  (Koch+, 2008)

Complexity on small scales. III. Iron and α element abundances in the Carina dwarf spheroidal galaxy. Koch A., Grebel E.K., Gilmore G.F., Wyse R.F.G., Kleyna J.T., Harbeck D.R., Wilkinson M.I., Evans N.W. <Astron. J., 135, 1580-1597 (2008)> =2008AJ....135.1580K
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, nearby ; Stars, giant ; Equivalent widths Keywords: galaxies: abundances - galaxies: dwarf - galaxies: evolution - galaxies: individual (Carina) - galaxies: stellar content - stars: abundances Abstract: We have obtained high-resolution spectroscopy of ten red giants in the Carina dwarf spheroidal (dSph) galaxy with the ultraviolet and visual echelle spectrograph at the European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope in order to study the detailed chemical evolution of this Galactic satellite. Here we present the abundances of O, Na, Mg, Si, Ca, Ti, and Fe. Description: Our data were obtained in the course of the ESO Large Programme 171.B-0520(A) (PI: G. F. Gilmore; see also Paper I; Wyse et al., 2006ApJ...639L..13W; Wilkinson et al., 2006Msngr.124...25W; Koch et al., 2007AJ....133..270K, for details) that aims at studying the kinematic and chemical characteristics of Galactic dSphs. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 57 11 Radial velocity members in Carina plus Arcturus table2.dat 45 2013 Linelist
See also: J/AJ/133/270 : Metallicities and ages in Leo II dSph (Koch+, 2007) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 12 A12 --- Star Star name (1) 14- 15 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 17- 18 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 20- 21 I2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 23 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 24- 25 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 27- 28 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 30- 31 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 33- 37 F5.2 mag Vmag Johnson V magnitude 39- 42 F4.2 mag B-V Johnson B-V colour index 44- 47 F4.2 mag V-K Johnson V-K colour index 49- 53 F5.1 km/s RV Radial velocity 55- 56 I2 km/s e_RV rms uncertainty on RV 57 A1 --- Note [*] *: For Arcturus, all data from Simbad
Note (1): The nomenclature is such that LG04a-d designates the EIS-fields targeting Carina, followed by the number in the respective input catalog (P. Lynam (EIS-team), 2003, private communication). (<[KGG2008] LG04a_NNNNNN> in Simbad)
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 12 A12 --- Star Star name 14- 18 A5 --- Ion Ion designation 20- 26 F7.2 0.1nm lambda Wavelength in Angstroms 28- 31 F4.2 eV ExPot Excitation potential 33- 38 F6.2 [-] loggf Log of the oscillator strength 40 A1 --- l_EW Limit flag on EW (1) 41- 45 F5.1 10-13m EW ? Equivalent width, in milliAngstroms
Note (1): Indicates that the equivalent width was less than 20 milliAngstroms.
History: From electronic version of the journal References: Wyse et al., Paper I 2006ApJ...639L..13W Koch et al., Paper II 2007AJ....133..270K, Cat. J/AJ/133/270
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 22-Oct-2010
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