HIP 10725: The first solar twin/analogue field blue straggler ,

@article{Schirbel2015HIP1T,
  title={HIP 10725: The first solar twin/analogue field blue straggler ,},
  author={Lucas Schirbel and Jorge Mel{\'e}ndez and Amanda I. Karakas and Ivan Ramirez and Matthieu Castro and Marcos A. Faria and Maria Lugaro and Martin Asplund and Marcelo Tucci Maia and David Yong and Louise M. Howes and Jos'e Dias do Nascimento},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2015},
  volume={584},
  pages={116-116}
}
Context. Blue stragglers are easy to identify in globular clusters, but are much harder to identify in the field. Here we present the serendipitous discovery of one field blue straggler, HIP 10725, that closely matches the Sun in mass and age, but with a metallicity slightly lower than solar. Aims. We characterise the solar twin/analogue HIP 10725 to assess whether this star is a blue straggler. Methods. We employed spectra with high resolution (R ∼ 10 5 ) and high signal-to-noise ratio (330… Expand

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