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Table 3

Related investigations of the spatial distribution of C-rich AGBs.

References Number Distance Sample selection
of sample (kpc)

Claussen et al. (1987) 215 1.5 TMSS photometries and optical spectra
Thronson et al. (1987) 619 5 IRAS colors
Jura & Kleinmann (1990) 126 2.5 Optical, TMSS, and IRAS colors
Noguchi et al. (2004) 2, 250a 3.6 IRAS colors
This work (2010) 18, 597b 8 AKARI/MIR colors
5, 537c 8 AKARI/MIR colors



Contamination is estimated to be 40%.


Candidate sample.


Purified sample.

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