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Chemical Abundances in the Galactic Center

Ramírez, Solange V. and Cunha, Katia and Sellgren, Kris and Smith, Verne V. and Blum, Robert D. and Terndrup, Donald (2011) Chemical Abundances in the Galactic Center. In: The Galactic Center: A Window to the Nuclear Environment of Disk Galaxies. ASP Conference Series. No.439. Astronomical Society of the Pacific , San Francisco, CA, pp. 263-264. ISBN 978-1-58381-758-2 . https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20110713-080630983

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Abstract

We present chemical abundances in a sample of luminous cool stars located within 50 pc of the Galactic Center. Abundances of C, N, O, Ca and Fe are derived using high-resolution infrared spectra in the H- and K- bands. We report solar iron abundance, enhanced alpha element abundances, and CN-cycle mixed material in the atmospheres of these evolved stars.


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Additional Information:© 2011 Astronomical Society of the Pacific. The research descrived here was partially carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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