Carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars in dwarf galaxies

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Salvadori, Stefania; Skúladóttir, Ása; Tolstoy, Eline;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stv1969
  • Subject: galaxies: dwarf | Local Group | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | stars: abundances | galaxies: high-redshift | cosmology: theory
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We investigate the frequency and origin of carbon-enhanced metal-poor (CEMP) stars in Local Group dwarf galaxies by means of a statistical, data-calibrated cosmological model for the hierarchical build-up of the Milky Way and its dwarf satellites. The model self-consist... View more
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