During the BEPE fellowship, I will work on three different projects that are related to each other. The first 2 (Projects A and B) are already in an advanced stage of development, while the last one (Project C) will be started during the BEPE.In Project A, we take advantage of the S-PLUS narrow band filters to select giant stars in specific color-color diagrams. These giant stars will be used to find optical counterparts of x-ray emissions in the search for symbiotic stars.In Project B, we will use the SED-fitting technique developed for the S-PLUS calibration pipeline to produce a value added catalog of stellar parameters. These parameters will be used to characterize the open clusters in S-PLUS iDR4 and will allow me to investigate the relation between their ages and spatial velocity dispersion (which I already started in a previous work, but with a very inhomogeneous sample).Finally, in project C, I will use the catalog of project A to select members of Galactic streams observed with S-PLUS. We will prepare observational proposals for one of the many telescopes operated by NOIRLab (preferably, Gemini) to obtain high-resolution spectra for the members of the streams to study their chemical composition and investigate their origins by comparing their composition to those of different galactic structures and other overdensities.
News published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the scholarship: