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One Large Blob and Many Streams Frosting the nearby Stellar Halo in Gaia DR2

  • Authors: Helmer Koppelman, Amina Helmi, and Jovan Veljanoski

2018 The Astrophysical Journal Letters 860 L11.

  • Provider: AAS Journals

Caption: Figure 4.

Distribution of stars in energy E vs. Lz (top), and in L vs. Lz (bottom), highlighting the location of the various tight structures also seen in Figure 2. The blue density maps mark the contribution of all the stars in the Gaia DR2 6D sample located within 1 kpc from the Sun.

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