Lecture Notes for ASTR 220 - Galaxies and Cosmology with Dokkum at Yale (Yale)

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Material Type:Class Note
Class:ASTR 220 - Galaxies and Cosmology
University:Yale University
  • Rotation Curve
  • Apparent Brightness
  • Elliptical Galaxies
  • Average Velocity
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Astro 220: Galaxies and cosmology Schechter (1976) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 MacArthur et al 2003 MacArthur et al 2003 Spirals: Tully-Fisher relation Ellipticals: Fundamental Plane Rotation curve: gives maximum rotation velocity V(max) Apparent brightness + distance gives luminosity Absolute magnitude (=luminosity) Maximum rotation velocity (log) radius surface brightness average velocity of stars Three parameters correlate: elliptical galaxies fall on a plane, called "Fundamental Plane" ...

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