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The origin of the light distribution in spiral galaxies (2009)
Journal Article
Sanchez-Blazquez, P., Courty, S., Gibson, B. K., & Brook, C. B. (2009). The origin of the light distribution in spiral galaxies. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 398(2), 591-606. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.15133.x

We analyse a high-resolution, fully cosmological, hydrodynamical disc galaxy simulation, to study the source of the double-exponential light profiles seen in many stellar discs, and the effects of stellar radial migration upon the spatiotemporal evol... Read More about The origin of the light distribution in spiral galaxies.


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