THE APOGEE RED-CLUMP CATALOG: PRECISE DISTANCES, VELOCITIES, AND HIGH-RESOLUTION ELEMENTAL ABUNDANCES OVER A LARGE AREA OF THE MILKY WAY'S DISK

@article{Bovy2014THEAR,
  title={THE APOGEE RED-CLUMP CATALOG: PRECISE DISTANCES, VELOCITIES, AND HIGH-RESOLUTION ELEMENTAL ABUNDANCES OVER A LARGE AREA OF THE MILKY WAY'S DISK},
  author={Jo Bovy and David L. Nidever and Hans–Walter Rix and L{\'e}o Girardi and Gail Zasowski and S. Drew Chojnowski and Jon A. Holtzman and Courtney R. Epstein and Peter M. Frinchaboy and Michael R. Hayden and Tha{\'i}se S. Rodrigues and Steven R. Majewski and Jennifer A. Johnson and Marc H. Pinsonneault and Dennis Stello and Carlos Allende Prieto and Brett H. Andrews and Sarbani Basu and Timothy C. Beers and Dmitry Bizyaev and Adam Burton and William J. Chaplin and Katia Cunha and Yvonne Elsworth and Rafael A. Garc'ia and Domingo An{\'i}bal Garc{\'i}a-Hern{\'a}ndez and Ana E. Garc{\'i}a P{\'e}rez and Fred R. Hearty and Saskia Hekker and Thomas Kallinger and Karen Kinemuchi and Lars Koesterke and Sz. M'esz'aros and Beno{\^i}t Mosser and Robert W. O’Connell and Daniel J. Oravetz and Kaike Pan and Annie C. Robin and Ricardo P. Schiavon and Donald P. Schneider and Mathias Schultheis and Aldo Serenelli and Matthew D. Shetrone and V{\'i}ctor Silva Aguirre and Audrey Simmons and Michael F. Skrutskie and Verne V. Smith and Keivan G. Stassun and David H. Weinberg and John C. Wilson and Olga Zamora},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={790}
}
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