A Unified tool to estimate Distances, Ages and Masses (UniDAM) from spectrophotometric data

  title={A Unified tool to estimate Distances, Ages and Masses (UniDAM) from spectrophotometric data},
  author={Alexey Mints and Saskia Hekker},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  • A. Mints, S. Hekker
  • Published 2 May 2017
  • Physics, Geology
  • arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
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