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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1248860
Description: Galah is an ongoing high-resolution spectroscopic survey with the goal of disentangling the formation history of the Milky Way using the fossil remnants of disrupted star formation sites that are now ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1204790
Description: We report the identification of extended tidal debris potentially associated with the globular cluster NGC 3201, using the RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) catalogue. We find the debris stars are loc ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1199915
Description: We present an analysis of the relative throughputs of the 3.9-m Anglo-Australian Telescope's 2dF/HERMES (High Efficiency and Resolution Multi-Element Spectrograph) system, based upon spectra acquired ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1064113
Description: We show that a combination of infrared photometry from WISE and 2MASS surveys can yield highly pure samples of M giant stars. We take advantage of the new WISE∩2MASS M giant selection to trace the Sag ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/355491
Description: We present the identification of potential members of nearby Galactic globular clusters using radial velocities from the RAdial Velocity Experiment Data Release 4 (RAVE-DR4) survey data base. Our iden ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/674590
Description: Wrapping around the Milky Way, the Sagittarius stream is the dominant substructure in the halo. Our statistical selection method has allowed us to identify 106 highly likely members of the Sagittarius ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Galaxy: stellar content
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/355356
Description: The Galactic Archaeology with HERMES (GALAH) survey is a large high-resolution spectroscopic survey using the newly commissioned High Efficiency and Resolution Multi-Element Spectrograph (HERMES) on t ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344401
Description: The early science results from the new generation of high-resolution stellar spectroscopic surveys, such as Galactic Archaeology with HERMES (GALAH) and the Gaia European Southern Observatory survey ( ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/271256
Description: The first generation of large-scale chemical tagging surveys, in particular the High Efficiency and Resolution Multi-Element Spectrograph (HERMES)/Galactic Archaeology with HERMES million star survey, ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/262118
Description: Wrapping around the Milky Way, the Sagittarius (Sgr) stream is the most dominant substructure in the halo. Its progenitor, the Sgr dwarf galaxy, has been assumed to be a non-rotating, pressure-support ... More
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/263279
Description: We undertake an investigation into the spatial structure of the M31 satellite system utilizing the distance distributions presented in a previous publication. These distances make use of the unique co ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/199606
Description: In "A Bayesian Approach to Locating the Red Giant Branch Tip Magnitude (Part I)," a new technique was introduced for obtaining distances using the tip of the red giant branch (TRGB) standard candle. H ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/175434
Description: We present a new abundance analysis of the intermediate-age Galactic open cluster NGC 3680, based on high-resolution, high signal-to-noise ratio VLT/UVES spectroscopic data. Several element abundances ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/200778
Description: The Sagittarius dwarf galaxy and its vast associated stellar stream represent the most dramatic example of a satellite accreting onto the Milky Way in the past few billion years. We present an in-dept ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/205133
Description: KOALA, the Kilofibre Optimised Astronomical Lenslet Array, is a wide-field, high efficiency integral field unit being designed for use with the bench mounted AAOmega spectrograph on the AAT. KOALA wil ... More
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