Galactic Archaeology with CoRoT and APOGEE: Creating mock observations from a chemodynamical model

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  • F. Anders
  • C. Chiappini
  • T.~S. Rodrigues
  • T. Piffl
  • B. Mosser
  • J. Montalbán
  • L. Girardi
  • I. Minchev
  • M. Valentini
  • M. Steinmetz

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In a companion paper, we have presented the combined asteroseismic-spectroscopic dataset obtained from CoRoT light curves and APOGEE infra-red spectra for 606 solar-like oscillating red giants in two fields of the Galactic disc (CoRoGEE). We have measured chemical abundance patterns, distances, and ages of these field stars which are spread over a large radial range of the Milky Way's disc. Here we show how to simulate this dataset using a chemodynamical Galaxy model. We also demonstrate how the observation procedure influences the accuracy of our estimated ages.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)926-930
JournalAstronomische Nachrichten
Issue number8-9
Early online date30 Sep 2016
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 30 Sep 2016


  • Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies