• Mass luminosity ratio of nearby stars and its relation to Baryonic dark matter problem

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      Baryonic dark matter; present day mass function andM/L ratio

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      In view of the recent report on the discovery of low mass halo stars for the candidates of MACHOs, a calculation has been made for the possible enhancement ofM/L ratio for populations of stars of varying mass domains taking the input data from the latest present day mass function (PDMF) of stars. It is seen that there is good scope for explaining dark matter problem where the dark matter is mostly in the form of low mass stars.

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      N. C. Rana1 Mridula Chandola1

      1. Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind Pune - 411 007
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