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Lead, Tin, and Germanium in the Small Magellanic Cloud Main-Sequence B Star AV 304

Published

Author(s)

C R. Proffitt, Craig J. Sansonetti, Joseph Reader

Abstract

We have determined the lead, tin, and germanium abundances of the early B main-sequence star AV 304 in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) by using archival STIS/HST g140M spectral data to measure the GE IV 1229.8 Sn IV 1313.5
Citation
Astrophysical Journal
Volume
557
Issue
No. 1

Keywords

astronomy, elemental abundances, germanium, Hubble Space Telescope, hyperfine structure, lead, spectroscopy, tin

Citation

Proffitt, C. , Sansonetti, C. and Reader, J. (2001), Lead, Tin, and Germanium in the Small Magellanic Cloud Main-Sequence B Star AV 304, Astrophysical Journal (Accessed March 5, 2024)
Created July 31, 2001, Updated October 12, 2021