Purveyors of fine halos

  title={Purveyors of fine halos},
  author={Michael Hanke and Andreas Koch and Z. Prudil and Eva K. Grebel and Ulrich Bastian},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
A long-lasting open question in the field of Galactic archeology refers to the size of the contribution from former globular cluster (GC) stars to the formation of the stellar halo of the Milky Way. We contribute to answering this important question by establishing observational links between the present-day halo field star population and GCs. To this end, we combined astrometric information such as space motions and parallaxes from the second data release of theGaiamission (GaiaDR2) with… Expand
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