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Searching for solar siblings among the HARPS data

S. F. A. Batista, V. Zh. Adibekyan, S. G. Sousa, N. C. Santos, E. Delgado Mena, A. A. Hakobyan

The search for solar siblings has been particularly fruitful in the past few years. At present, there are four plausible candidates reported in the literature: HIP21158, HIP87382, HIP47399, and HIP92831. In this study we conduct a search for solar siblings among the HARPS high-resolution FGK dwarfs sample, which includes precise chemical abundances and kinematics for 1111 stars. Using a new approach based on chemical abundance trends with condensation temperature, kinematics, and ages we found one (additional) potential solar sibling candidate: HIP97507.

stars: abundances - stars: kinematics and dynamics - solar neighborhood

Based on observations collected at the La Silla Paranal Observatory, ESO (Chile) with the HARPS spectrograph at the 3.6-m telescope (ESO runs ID 72.C-0488, 082.C-0212, and 085.C-0063).

Astronomy and Astrophysics
Volume 564, Number of pages A43_1
2014 April

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Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
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