Actions are Weak Stellar Age Indicators in the Milky Way Disk

Angus Beane, Melissa Ness, and Megan Bedell

Animated figures available on this page. See arXiv: 1807.05986 for the full paper (ApJ Submitted).

 
 

Fig. 5 animated. While young stars are clumped in action/velocity space, old stars are spread out - but not preferentially towards any part of action/velocity space.

 
 
 

Fig. 6 animated. Each subplot rotates, to better visualize the 3D plot.