Detailed abundance analysis of 8 super-metal-rich star candidates

  title={Detailed abundance analysis of 8 super-metal-rich star candidates},
  author={Sofia Feltzing and Guillermo Gonzalez Lund Observatory and Sweden Astronomy Department and University of Washington and U.S.},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
We provide detailed abundance analyses of 8 candidate super-metal-rich stars. Five of them are confirmed to have [Fe/H] > 0.2 dex, the generally-accepted limit for super-metal-richness. Furthermore, we derive abundances of several elements and find that the stars follow trends seen in previous studies of metal-rich stars. Ages are estimated from isochrones and velocities calculated. We find that there do exist very metal-rich stars that are older than 10 Gyr. This is contrary to what is found… 


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