Volume 394, Number 1, October IV 2002
|Page(s)||33 - 38|
|Section||Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)|
|Published online||04 October 2002|
Photometry of red giants in the disk of IC 1613
Special Astrophysical Observatory, Russian Academy of Sciences, N. Arkhyz, KChR 369167, Russia
2 Isaac Newton Institute of Chile, SAO Branch, Russia
Corresponding author: N. A. Tikhonov, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 30 May 2002
The results of photometry of disk stars in the galaxy IC 1613 are presented. The position of the red giant branch allowed us to measure the distance to the galaxy , as well as metallicity ([Fe/H] = -1.75) and age ) of disk stars. The variation of the surface density of red giants depending on the distance from the center of the galaxy has been found. Rough estimate of the total number of red giants in the galaxy and total disk mass are presented.
Key words: galaxies: individual: IC 1613 / galaxies: photometry / galaxies: stellar content
© ESO, 2002
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