THE METALLICITY OF THE PLEIADES

David R. Soderblom, Tanmoy Laskar, Jeff A. Valenti, John R. Stauffer, Luisa M. Rebull

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Abstract

We have measured the abundances of Fe, Si, Ni, Ti, and Na in 20 Pleiades stars with T eff values near solar and with low vsin i using high-resolution, high signal-to-noise echelle spectra. We have validated our procedures by also analyzing 10 field stars of a range of temperatures and metallicities that were observed by Valenti and Fischer. Our result for the Pleiades is [Fe/H] = +0.03 ± 0.02 ± 0.05 (statistical and systematic). The average of published measurements for the Pleiades is +0.042 ± 0.021.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1292-1295
Number of pages4
JournalAstronomical Journal
Volume138
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2009

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