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Title: Candidate members of the Pal 5, GD-1, Cetus Polar and Orphan tidal stellar halo streams from SDSS DR9, LAMOST DR3 and APOGEE catalogs

Abstract

We present candidate members of the Pal 5, GD-1, Cetus Polar, and Orphan tidal stellar streams found in LAMOST DR3, SDSS DR9 and APOGEE catalogs. In LAMOST DR3, we find 20, 4, 24 high confidence candidates of tidal streams GD-1, Cetus Polar and Orphan respectively. We also list from the SDSS DR9 spectroscopic catalog 59, 118, 10 high confidence candidates of tidal streams Cetus Polar, Orphan and Pal 5, respectively. Furthermore, we find 7 high confidence candidates of the Pal 5 tidal stream in APOGEE data. Compared with SDSS, the new candidates from LAMOST DR3 are brighter, so that together, more of the color-magnitude diagram, including the giant branch can be explored. Analysis of SDSS data shows that there are 3 metallicity peaks of the Orphan stream and also shows some spatial separation. LAMOST data confirms multiple metallicities in this stream. The metallicity, given by the higher resolution APOGEE instrument, of the Pal 5 tidal stream is [Fe/H] $$\sim -1.2$$, higher than that given earlier by SDSS spectra. Here, many previously unidentified stream members are tabulated here for the first time, along with existing members, allowing future researchers to further constrain the orbits of these objects as they move within the Galaxy's dark matter potential.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [3];  [3];  [3]
  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing (China)
  2. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing (China)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1402474
Report Number(s):
arXiv:1703.07153; FERMILAB-PUB-17-426-CD
Journal ID: ISSN 1674-4527; 1628588
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 17; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1674-4527
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; Galaxy: structure general: stream; Galaxy: structure individual (GD-1, Orphan, Cetus, Pal 5)

Citation Formats

Li, Guang -Wei, Yanny, Brian, Zhang, Hao -Tong, Bai, Zong -Rui, Wu, Yue, Dong, Yi -Qiao, Lei, Ya -Juan, Yuan, Hai -Long, Hou, Yong -Hui, Wang, Yue -Fei, and Zhang, Yong. Candidate members of the Pal 5, GD-1, Cetus Polar and Orphan tidal stellar halo streams from SDSS DR9, LAMOST DR3 and APOGEE catalogs. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1088/1674-4527/17/6/62.
Li, Guang -Wei, Yanny, Brian, Zhang, Hao -Tong, Bai, Zong -Rui, Wu, Yue, Dong, Yi -Qiao, Lei, Ya -Juan, Yuan, Hai -Long, Hou, Yong -Hui, Wang, Yue -Fei, & Zhang, Yong. Candidate members of the Pal 5, GD-1, Cetus Polar and Orphan tidal stellar halo streams from SDSS DR9, LAMOST DR3 and APOGEE catalogs. United States. doi:10.1088/1674-4527/17/6/62.
Li, Guang -Wei, Yanny, Brian, Zhang, Hao -Tong, Bai, Zong -Rui, Wu, Yue, Dong, Yi -Qiao, Lei, Ya -Juan, Yuan, Hai -Long, Hou, Yong -Hui, Wang, Yue -Fei, and Zhang, Yong. Mon . "Candidate members of the Pal 5, GD-1, Cetus Polar and Orphan tidal stellar halo streams from SDSS DR9, LAMOST DR3 and APOGEE catalogs". United States. doi:10.1088/1674-4527/17/6/62. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1402474.
@article{osti_1402474,
title = {Candidate members of the Pal 5, GD-1, Cetus Polar and Orphan tidal stellar halo streams from SDSS DR9, LAMOST DR3 and APOGEE catalogs},
author = {Li, Guang -Wei and Yanny, Brian and Zhang, Hao -Tong and Bai, Zong -Rui and Wu, Yue and Dong, Yi -Qiao and Lei, Ya -Juan and Yuan, Hai -Long and Hou, Yong -Hui and Wang, Yue -Fei and Zhang, Yong},
abstractNote = {We present candidate members of the Pal 5, GD-1, Cetus Polar, and Orphan tidal stellar streams found in LAMOST DR3, SDSS DR9 and APOGEE catalogs. In LAMOST DR3, we find 20, 4, 24 high confidence candidates of tidal streams GD-1, Cetus Polar and Orphan respectively. We also list from the SDSS DR9 spectroscopic catalog 59, 118, 10 high confidence candidates of tidal streams Cetus Polar, Orphan and Pal 5, respectively. Furthermore, we find 7 high confidence candidates of the Pal 5 tidal stream in APOGEE data. Compared with SDSS, the new candidates from LAMOST DR3 are brighter, so that together, more of the color-magnitude diagram, including the giant branch can be explored. Analysis of SDSS data shows that there are 3 metallicity peaks of the Orphan stream and also shows some spatial separation. LAMOST data confirms multiple metallicities in this stream. The metallicity, given by the higher resolution APOGEE instrument, of the Pal 5 tidal stream is [Fe/H] $\sim -1.2$, higher than that given earlier by SDSS spectra. Here, many previously unidentified stream members are tabulated here for the first time, along with existing members, allowing future researchers to further constrain the orbits of these objects as they move within the Galaxy's dark matter potential.},
doi = {10.1088/1674-4527/17/6/62},
journal = {Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics},
issn = {1674-4527},
number = 6,
volume = 17,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {5}
}

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