Measurement of intrinsic alignments in galaxy ellipticities

M. L. Brown, A. N. Taylor, N. C. Hambly, S. Dye

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Abstract

We measure the alignment of galaxy ellipticities in the local Universe over a range of scales using digitized photographic data from the SuperCOSMOS Sky Survey. We find for a magnitude cut of bJ=σ2(θ)>~1×10-5 for cell side lengths of between 15
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-509
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume333
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2002

Keywords

  • gravitational lensing
  • galaxies: formation
  • cosmology: observations
  • large-scale structure of Universe

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