Massive Dead Galaxies at z ∼ 2 with HST Grism Spectroscopy. I. Star Formation Histories and Metallicity Enrichment

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Morishita, T.; Abramson, L. E.; Treu, T.; Brammer, G. B.; Jones, T.; Kelly, P.; Stiavelli, M.; Trenti, M.; Vulcani, B.; Wang, X.;
(2019)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab1d53
  • Subject: star formation [galaxies] | Astronomy & Astrophysics | high-redshift [galaxies] | Physical Chemistry | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | formation [galaxies] | Astronomical and Space Sciences | Atomic | evolution [galaxies] | Molecular | abundances [galaxies] | Nuclear | Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural) | Particle and Plasma Physics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

© 2019. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. Observations have revealed massive (log M∗/Mo ≳ 11) galaxies that were already dead when the universe was only ∼2 Gyr. Given the short time before these galaxies were quenched, their past histories and quen... View more
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