• Metallicity distribution of F-dwarf stars in the solar neighbourhood

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      Metallicity distribution; F-dwarfs; star formation

    • Abstract

       

      A volume-limited sample of F-dwarfs is chosen from Knude (1989) with low radial velocity as well as distance from the sun and compared with the expected model metallicity [Fe/H] distributions, taking the possible chemical inhomogeneity into account. There is found to be an agreement between the two within the error limits of small sampling.

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      N. C. Rana1 Atish D. Jana1

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