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Satellite survival in highly resolved Milky Way class haloes

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Surprisingly little is known about the origin and evolution of the Milky Way's satellite galaxy companions. UV photoionisation, supernova feedback and interactions with the larger host halo are all thought to play a role in shaping the population of satellites that we observe today, but there is still no consensus as to which of these effects, if any, dominates. In this paper, we revisit the issue by re-simulating a Milky Way class dark matter (DM) halo with unprecedented resolution. Our set...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/mnras/sts364

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Author
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Oxford University Press (OUP) Publisher's website
Journal:
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Journal website
Volume:
429
Issue:
1
Pages:
633-651
Publication date:
2012-12-07
Acceptance date:
2012-11-05
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EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
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uuid:773cef7b-1cf7-4a9b-b42f-6cf8030eb39a
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325252
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pubs:325252

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