Stellar Velocity Dispersion: Linking Quiescent Galaxies to their Dark Matter Halos

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Zahid, H. Jabran; Sohn, Jubee; Geller, Margaret J.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/aabe31
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We analyze the Illustris-1 hydrodynamical cosmological simulation to explore the stellar velocity dispersion of quiescent galaxies as an observational probe of dark matter halo velocity dispersion and mass. Stellar velocity dispersion is proportional to dark matter halo... View more
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