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The age of the galactic disk

Allan Sandage

The age of the galactic disk

by Allan Sandage

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Published by Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stars -- Age.,
  • Galaxies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAllan Sandage.
    SeriesSpace Telescope Science Institute preprint series -- no. 288., NASA-CR -- 186292., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-186292.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17659778M

    Milky Way's Halo Spins in the Same Direction as Galactic Disk, Say Astronomers - Previous Next - [] Galactic Disk The plate-shaped component of a spiral galaxy, in which the spiral arms are found. Galactic Equator. Galactic disk - Disk of a spiral galaxy. Galactic nucleus - central region of a ns a high density of stars and gas and a super massive black hole. The age of the Galactic Disk 3 indeed that determining the age of old open clusters is still a cumbersome affair awaiting for and demanding better un-.

    Not all globular clusters have the same age. Some of the oldest stars are in the central bulge The oldest stars are not completely metal-free The disk seems much younger than the globular clusters. abundances of disk stars are an important constraint on how a stellar disk has formed and evolved (e.g., Lacey & Fall ; Lambert ; Goetz & Koeppen ). The radial metallicity gradient of the Galactic disk has been measured using various tracers, including Hii regions, gaseous nebulae, star clusters, and field stars. Cepheid variables.

      We then cover the structure of the galactic disk including: the bar core, the two 3 Parsec arms, Scutum-Centaurus, Perseus, Sagittarius with its Orion Spur, Norma and the Outer Arm. Contrary to previous work, a rather steep oxygen-abundance gradient of (±) dex/kpc is found in the Galactic disk, in accordance to normal spiral galaxies. By a comparison with numerical models an age of Myr is derived for the central bar structure of the Galaxy.


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@article{osti_, title = {The age of the galactic disk}, author = {Sandage, A}, abstractNote = {The galactic disk is a dissipative structure and must, therefore be younger than the halo if galaxy formation generally proceeds by collapse. Just how much younger the oldest stars in the galactic disk are than the oldest halo stars remains an open question.

A galactic disc is a component of disc galaxies, such as spiral galaxies and lenticular ic discs consist of a stellar component (composed of most of the galaxy's stars) and a gaseous component (mostly composed of cool gas and dust).

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The thick disk is one of the structural components of about 2/3 of all disk galaxies, including the Milky was discovered first in external edge-on galaxies.

Soon after, it was proposed as a unique galactic structure in the Milky Way, different from the thin disk and the halo in the article by Gilmore & Reid. It is supposed to dominate the stellar number density between 1 and 5. @article{osti_, title = {NGCthe age of the galactic disk, and the evolution of the Li abundance}, author = {Twarog, B A and Anthony-Twarog, B J}, abstractNote = {The implications of an age for the open cluster NGC only slightly larger than that of M67 are investigated.

It is demonstrated that a differential and absolute comparison of the cluster color-magnitude diagrams leads. I review different methods devised to derive the age of the Galactic Disk, namely the Radio-active Decay (RD), the Cool White Dwarfs Luminosity Function (CWDLF), old open clusters (OOC) and the Color Magnitude Diagram (CMD) of the stars in the solar vicinity.

I Cited by: 1. An artist’s impression of the Milky Way, showing the thick and thin discs. Credit: NASA/JPL Caltech/ To determine the age of the thick disk, Dr. Sharma and his team employed a method. Age of the Disk Up: Formation of the Milky Previous: Formation of Galactic Halos Formation and Evolution of the Galactic Disk.

Since the disk of the Milky Way comprises the bulk of the luminous mass of the Galaxy, its formation and evolutionary history provide critical clues to galaxy formation in general and to the interpretation of spatially unresolved observations of distant galaxies.

a) the Sun's mass and velocity in orbit around the galactic center b) the rotation of the bulge and disk components c) the Sun's age and age of the globular cluster stars d) the motion of spiral arms and the mass of the central black hole e) the orbital period and distance from the galactic center of objects near the edge of the Galaxy.

“Over all this anthology is mostly hits, remarkably few misses. Highly recommended.”—N.K. Jemisin, New York Times Book Review Neil Clarke, publisher of the award-winning Clarkesworld magazine, presents a collection of thought-provoking and galaxy-spanning array of galactic short science fiction/5(45).

The gravitational tug of the Large Magellanic Cloud, which sitslight-years away from Earth, is pulling more than a billion suns' worth of gas from its smaller companion and feasting on our galactic structure, named "Leading Arm," appears to be nearly one to two billion-years-old and connects the dwarf galaxies with the bigger one, as per scientists.

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on StudyBlue. The plot shows us that the rotation speed of the galaxy would slow down according to the Keplerian curve if the galaxy's mass was truly only as large as the visible parts of the galaxy.

The age of stars in the galactic thin disk has also been estimated using nucleocosmochronology. Measurements of thin disk stars yield an estimate that the thin disk formed ± billion years ago. These measurements suggest there was a hiatus of almost 5 billion years between the formation of the galactic halo and the thin er: – kly (46–61 kpc).

The "aspect ratio" of thickness to width of the galactic disk is about: In age, Population I stars are typically much ________ than those of Population II. Other articles where Disk is discussed: Milky Way Galaxy: The disk: From a distance the most conspicuous part of the Galaxy would be the disk, which extends from the nucleus out to approximat light-years.

The Galaxy resembles other spiral systems, featuring as it does a bright, flat arrangement of stars and gas clouds that. Galactic - Ten Book Space Opera Sci-Fi Boxset book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Galactic is a collection of space ope /5.

(shelved 1 time as galactic-civilizations) avg rating —ratings — published Abstract. Observational studies of the relations between ages, metallicities and kinematics of disk stars in the solar neighbourhood are discussed with emphasis on the recent survey by Edvardsson et al.

(), and galactic metallicity gradients inferred from these nearby stars are compared with gradients determined from distant B stars and open by: 3. The disk: thin, roughly circular disk of stars with coherent rotation about the Galactic center.

€ Ldisk≈15−20×10 9L sun Mdisk≈6×10 10M sun Disk extends to at least 15 kpc from the Galactic center. Density of stars in the disk falls off exponentially, both radially and vertically: € n(R)∝e−RhR disk scale length hR ~ 3 kpc.Galactic Disc. If you take a look at some photos of the galaxy, like our very own Milky Way, you may see that there is a region where most of the stars lie mostly and bulge.

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