Tracing the evolution of NGC 6397 through the chemical composition of its stellar populations

@article{Lind2011TracingTE,
  title={Tracing the evolution of NGC 6397 through the chemical composition of its stellar populations},
  author={Karin Lind and Corinne Charbonnel and Thibault Decressin and Francesca Primas and Frank Grundahl and Martin Asplund},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2011},
  volume={527},
  pages={1-16}
}
Context. The chemical compositions of globular clusters provide important information on the star formation that occurred at very early times in the Galaxy. In particular the abundance patterns of elements with atomic number z ≤ 13 may shed light on the properties of stars that early on enriched parts of the star-forming gas with the rest-products of hydrogen-burning at high temperatures. Aims. We analyse and discuss the chemical compositions of a large number of elements in 21 red giant branch… Expand
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