A Photometric and Spectroscopic Search for Luminous High Latitude Stars

DOI: 
10.1086/116821
Publication date: 
01/12/1993
Main author: 
Mendoza V., Eugene E.
IAA authors: 
Mendoza V., Eugene E.;Arellano Ferro, A.
Authors: 
Mendoza V., Eugene E.;Arellano Ferro, A.
Journal: 
The Astronomical Journal
Refereed: 
Yes
Publication type: 
Article
Volume: 
106
Pages: 
2524-2531
Abstract: 
Formulas, derived by Arellano Ferro and Mendoza in Paper I (1993), to calculate M<SUB>v</SUB>, log g, and (Fe/H) were applied to a group of 73 A, F, and G stars of high galactic latitude previously classified as supergiant stars. The only star that showed, from data on hand, to be luminous, slightly iron deficient, and out of the galactic plane was BL Telescopii. The remainder of the sample either present controversial results or are definitively giant or dwarf stars misclassified as supergiants. Thus, if luminous, young stars indeed exist out of the galactic plane, they are extremely rare.
Database: 
ADS
URL: 
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/#abs/1993AJ....106.2524M/abstract
ADS Bibcode: 
1993AJ....106.2524M
Keywords: 
A Stars;Astronomical Photometry;Astronomical Spectroscopy;F Stars;G Stars;Stellar Luminosity;Classifications;Dwarf Stars;Giant Stars;Supergiant Stars;Astronomy;SUPERGIANTS;GALAXY: STRUCTURE