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Title: Galaxy morphology in rich clusters: implications for the formation and evolution of galaxies

Abstract

A study of the galaxy populations in 55 rich clusters is presented together with a discussion of the implications for the formation and/or evolution of different morphological types. A well-defined relationship is found between local galaxy density and galaxy type, which, in agreement with previous studies, indicates an increasing elliptical and SO population and a corresponding decrease in spirals with increasing density.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Hale Observatory, Carnegie Institution of Washington
OSTI Identifier:
5430037
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Astrophys. J.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 236:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; GALAXIES; GALACTIC EVOLUTION; GALAXY CLUSTERS; SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION; COSMIC GASES; INTERGALACTIC SPACE; DISTRIBUTION; FLUIDS; GASES; SPACE; 640105* - Astrophysics & Cosmology- Galaxies

Citation Formats

Dressler, A. Galaxy morphology in rich clusters: implications for the formation and evolution of galaxies. United States: N. p., 1980. Web. doi:10.1086/157753.
Dressler, A. Galaxy morphology in rich clusters: implications for the formation and evolution of galaxies. United States. doi:10.1086/157753.
Dressler, A. Sat . "Galaxy morphology in rich clusters: implications for the formation and evolution of galaxies". United States. doi:10.1086/157753.
@article{osti_5430037,
title = {Galaxy morphology in rich clusters: implications for the formation and evolution of galaxies},
author = {Dressler, A.},
abstractNote = {A study of the galaxy populations in 55 rich clusters is presented together with a discussion of the implications for the formation and/or evolution of different morphological types. A well-defined relationship is found between local galaxy density and galaxy type, which, in agreement with previous studies, indicates an increasing elliptical and SO population and a corresponding decrease in spirals with increasing density.},
doi = {10.1086/157753},
journal = {Astrophys. J.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 236:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {3}
}