EAS Publications Series
Volume 10, 2003JENAM 2002, Galactic & Stellar Dynamics
|Page(s)||115 - 115|
|Published online||22 December 2003|
C. Boily, P. Patsis, S. Portegies Zwart, R. Spurzem and C. Theis (eds)
EAS Publications Series, 10 (2003) 115
The Vertical Structure of the Halo Rotation
NOAO, P.O. Box 26732, Tucson, Arizona 85726-6732, USA; NOAO is operated by the Association of Universities for research
in Astronomy, Inc., under contract with the National Science Foundation
2 INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico, Bologna, Italy
3 INAF, Centro Galileo Galilei, La Palma, Spain
4 INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico, Torino, Italy
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
New GSC-II proper motions of RR Lyrae and Blue Horizontal Branch (BHB) stars near the North Galactic Pole are used to show that the Galactic Halo 5 kpc above the Plane has a significantly retrograde galactic rotation.
© EAS, EDP Sciences, 2003
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