Fundamental stellar parameters of benchmark stars from CHARA interferometry

  title={Fundamental stellar parameters of benchmark stars from CHARA interferometry},
  author={Iva Karovicova and Timothy R. White and Thomas Nordlander and Luca Casagrande and Michael J. Ireland and Daniel Huber and Paula Jofr'e},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. Benchmark stars are crucial as validating standards for current as well as future large stellar surveys of the Milky Way. However, the number of suitable metal-poor benchmark stars is currently limited, owing to the difficulty in determining reliable effective temperatures (Teff) in this regime. Aims. We aim to construct a new set of metal-poor benchmark stars based on reliable interferometric effective temperature determinations and a homogeneous analysis. The aim is to reach a… Expand
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