Value-added Catalogs of M-type Stars in LAMOST DR5
Authors: Jing Zhong, Jing Li, Jeffrey L. Carlin, Li Chen, Rene A. Mendez, and Jinliang Hou
2019 The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series2448.
Provider: AAS Journals
Caption: Figure 9.
Toomre density diagram of confirmed M giants. The red line kinematically divides the M giants sample into halo and disk components, since stars with ∣V–VLSR∣ > 180 km s−1 have higher probabilities of being members of the Galactic halo.