astro-ph coffee suggested papers for Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 02:30:00 PM

astro-ph coffee will be held at the date and time above. Some suggested papers of interest are listed below.

31 Mar 2010

The age of an individual star cannot be measured, only estimated through mostly model-dependent or empirical methods, and no single method works well for a broad range of stellar types or for a full range in age. This review presents a summary of the available techniques for age-dating stars and ensembles of stars, their realms of applicability, and their strengths and weaknesses. My emphasis is on low-mass stars because they are present from all epochs of star formation in the Galaxy and becau...

astroph.py v0.85 based on the original astroph.py. Updated 2010/04/13 02:05:34

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