An enhanced rate of tidal disruptions in the centrally overdense E+A galaxy NGC 3156

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Stone, Nicholas C.; van Velzen, Sjoert;
(2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/2041-8205/825/1/L14
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

Time domain optical surveys have discovered roughly a dozen candidate stellar tidal disruption flares in the last five years, and future surveys like the {\it Large Synoptic Survey Telescope} will likely find hundreds to thousands more. These tidal disruption events (TD... View more
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