The Mixed Origin of the Galactic Thick Disk

W. Y. Cui, C. Liu, P. de Laverny, A. Recio-Blanco, G. Van de Ven
2013 Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union  
We found that the thick disk stars of the Galaxy should form from gas-rich mergers and minor merger or radial migration.
doi:10.1017/s1743921313006698 fatcat:atmtsmdlyffl3cp7eq4p76lgsy