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Discovery of a New Stellar Subpopulation Residing in the (Inner) Stellar Halo of the Milky Way

28 Jan 2020, 17:00 UTC
Discovery of a New Stellar Subpopulation Residing in the (Inner) Stellar Halo of the Milky Way
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José G. Fernández-Trincado et al 2019 ApJL 886 L8
A unique collection of metal-poor giant stars that exhibit anomalously high levels of 28Si have been found in the Milky Way’s inner stellar halo, possibly pointing to a past accretion event.

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