Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 118, Issue 1–2, pp 365–366 | Cite as

Expected and observed late giant star counts in the Milky Way bulge

  • V. M. Blanco
  • B. M. Blanco
Section 4a: Compact Stars, and Galactic Structure


In this paper, late M giants star counts in the Milky Way central bulge are compared with those expected from the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs surface brightness distributions.


Surface Brightness Brightness Distribution Giant Star Central Bulge Star Count 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Blanco
    • 1
  • B. M. Blanco
    • 1
  1. 1.Cerro Tololo Inter-American ObservatoryNational Optical Astronomy ObservatoriesLa SerenaChile

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