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Models of rotating coronae

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Fitting equilibrium dynamical models to observational data is an essential step in understanding the structure of the gaseous hot haloes that surround our own and other galaxies. However, the two main categories of models that are used in the literature are poorly suited for this task: (i) simple barotropic models are analytic and can therefore be adjusted to match the observations, but are clearly unrealistic because the rotational velocity vϕ(R, z⁠) does not depend on the distance z from th...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/mnras/sty2500

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Sormani, MC More by this author
Sobacchi, E More by this author
Pezzulli, G More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics
Oxford college:
Merton, Merton College
ORCID:
0000-0002-1926-2436
Klessen, RS More by this author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Journal website
Volume:
481
Issue:
3
Pages:
3370-3381
Publication date:
2018-09-14
Acceptance date:
2018-09-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
Pubs id:
pubs:967549
URN:
uri:3a835a88-0a9d-46a2-bd63-d3b845a8a459
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uuid:3a835a88-0a9d-46a2-bd63-d3b845a8a459
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pubs:967549

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