Disk-galaxy density distribution from orbital speeds using Newton's law

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Nicholson, Kenneth F.;
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

Given the dimensions (including thickness) of an axisymmetric galaxy, Newton's law is used in integral form to find the density distributions required to match a wide range of orbital speed profiles. Newton's law is not modified and no dark matter halos are required. Th... View more
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