Cool carbon stars in the halo : a new survey based on 2 MASS ⋆

@inproceedings{Mauron2004CoolCS,
  title={Cool carbon stars in the halo : a new survey based on 2 MASS ⋆},
  author={N. Mauron and Marc Azzopardi and K. Gigoyan and Thomas Kendall},
  year={2004}
}
We present the first results of a new survey for finding cool N-type carbon (C) stars in the halo of the Galaxy. Candidates were first selected in the 2MASS Second Incremental Release database with JHKs colours typical of red AGB C stars and Ks < 13, and subsequently checked through medium resolution slit spectroscopy. We discovered 27 new C stars plus one… CONTINUE READING