The chemical composition of the Sun

  title={The chemical composition of the Sun},
  author={Nicolas Grevesse and Martin Asplund and A. Jacques Sauval and Penny Scott},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
We present a redetermination of the solar abundances of all available elements. The new results have very recently been published by Asplund et al. (Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 47:481, 2009). The basic ingredients of this work, the main results and some of their implications are summarized hereafter. 
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