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Evolution of asymptotic giant branch stars. II. Optical to far-infrared isochrones with improved TP-
We present a large set of theoretical isochrones, whose distinctive features mostly reside on the greatly-improved treatment of the thermally-pulsing asymptotic giant branch (TP-AGB) phase.Expand
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The eleventh and twelfth data releases of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: final data from SDSS-III
The third generation of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III) took data from 2008 to 2014 using the original SDSS wide-field imager, the original and an upgraded multi-object fiber-fed opticalExpand
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Distances and ages of NGC 6397, NGC 6752 and 47 Tuc
New improved distances and absolute ages for the Galactic globular clusters NGC 6397, NGC 6752, and 47 Tuc are obtained using the Main Sequence Fitting Method. We derived accurate estimates ofExpand
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A unifying view of the spectral energy distributions of blazars
ABSTRA C T We collect data at well-sampled frequencies from the radio to the g-ray range for the following three complete samples of blazars: the Slew survey, the 1-Jy samples of BL Lacs and the 2-JyExpand
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Optical mass estimates of galaxy clusters
We evaluate in a homogeneous way the optical masses of 170 nearby clusters (z ≤ 0.15). The sample includes both data from the literature and the new ESO Nearby Abell Clusters Survey (ENACS) data. OnExpand
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Evolution of asymptotic giant branch stars. I. Updated synthetic TP-AGB models and their basic calibration
We present new synthetic models of the TP-AGB evolution. They are computed for 7 values of initial metal content (Z from 0.0001 to 0.03) and for initial masses between 0.5 and 5.0 M� , thus extendingExpand
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The Galaxy Mass Function up to z=4 in the GOODS-MUSIC sample: into the epoch of formation of massive galaxies ⋆
Aims. The goal of this work is to measure the evolution of the Galaxy Stellar Mass Function and of the resulting Stellar Mass Density up to redshift $\simeq$4, in order to study the assembly ofExpand
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Star formation and mass assembly in high-redshift galaxies
Aims. The goal of this work is to infer the star formation properties and the mass assembly process of high redshift (0.3 ≤ z 0.3, the star formation rate is correlated well with stellar mass, andExpand
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Population effects on the red giant clump absolute magnitude: The K-band
We present a detailed analysis of the behaviour of the red clump K-band absolute magnitude (MRCK) in simple and composite stellar populations, in light of its use as a standard candle for distanceExpand
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Systematic Molecular Differentiation in Starless Cores
We present evidence that low-mass starless cores, the simplest units of star formation, are systematically differentiated in their chemical composition. Some molecules, including CO and CS, almostExpand
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