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Applications of the Tully-Fisher Relation at High Redshift

  • P. C. van der Kruit
  • A. J. Pickles
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 141)

Abstract

We discuss the possibilities of using the velocity width integrated luminosity relation for spiral galaxies at cosmologically interesting redshifts. Our estimates and discussion show that questions of cosmological nature can be usefully addressed by use of optical lines such as Hα, when observed as integrated profiles on a 16-m ground-based telescope such as ESO’s VLT.

Keywords

Rotation Curve Spiral Galaxy High Redshift Star Formation History Standard Candle 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. van der Kruit
    • 1
  • A. J. Pickles
    • 1
  1. 1.Kapteyn Astronomical InstituteGroningenThe Netherlands

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