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The lithium content of ω Centauri

» Friday 13 August 2010

A team gathering astronomers from ESO, GEPI, Max Planck Institute and Bologna Observatory determined the lithium content in stars members of ω Cen. There result confirms the existence of the "Spite Plateau" in others galaxies.

More details can be found at:
http://www.obspm.fr/actual/nouvelle/aug10/wcen.fr.shtml

L. Monaco, P. Bonifacio, L. Sbordone, S. Villanova, E. Pancino, 2010, The lithium content of omega Centauri, A&A in press