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Chemical separation of disc components using RAVE

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We present evidence from the RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) survey of chemically separated, kinematically distinct disc components in the solar neighbourhood.We apply probabilistic chemical selection criteria to separate our sample into α-low (‘thin disc’) and α-high (‘thick disc’) sequences. Using newly derived distances,which will be utilized in the upcoming RAVE DR5, we explore the kinematic trends as a function of metallicity for each of the disc components. For our α-low disc, we find...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/mnras/stw1633

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Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik Potsdam More from this funder
Australian Astronomical Observatory More from this funder
Australian National University More from this funder
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Journal website
Volume:
461
Issue:
4
Pages:
4246-4255
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-05
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EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
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742099
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uuid:ae10622c-af79-4389-b536-8156330a99a9
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pubs:742099
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2017-10-31

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