Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 1989. 27: 139-59
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POPULATIONS IN LOCAL GROUP GALAXIES

Paul Hodge


Astronomy Department, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195


Table of Contents

STELLAR POPULATIONS
The Two-Point Diagram
The Population Line
The Population Plane

THE POPULATION BOX

DIAGNOSES FOR LOCAL GROUP GALAXIES

CRITERIA FOR THE PRESENCE OF 15-GYR-OLD STARS
Main Sequence Fitting
RR Lyrae Stars
Globular Clusters

POPULATIONS IN LOCAL GROUP GALAXIES
M31
M33
The LMC
The SMC
NGC 205
M32
NGC 6822
NGC 185
IC 1613
NGC 147
Fornax
Sculptor
Leo I
Leo II
Ursa Minor
Draco
Carina

CONCLUSION

REFERENCES

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