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Candidate Hypervelocity Red Clump Stars in the Galactic Bulge Found Using the VVV and Gaia Surveys

12 Feb 2020, 17:00 UTC
Candidate Hypervelocity Red Clump Stars in the Galactic Bulge Found Using the VVV and Gaia Surveys
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Alonso Luna et al 2019 ApJL 887 L39
Data from Gaia DR 2 and the VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea (VVV) Survey has led to the discovery of seven candidate hypervelocity red clump stars in the Milky Way bulge and paved the way for more such findings.

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