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Merging Cluster Collaboration: A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers

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Merging Cluster Collaboration : A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers. / Golovich, Nathan; Dawson, William A.; Wittman, David M.; Weeren, Reinout J. van; Andrade-Santos, Felipe; Jee, M. James; Benson, Bryant; Gasperin, Francesco de; Venturi, Tiziana; Bonafede, Annalisa; Sobral, David; Ogrean, Georgiana A.; Lemaux, Brian C.; Bradač, Maruša; Brüggen, Marcus; Peter, Annika H. G.

In: The Astrophysical Journal, 15.04.2019.

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Golovich, N, Dawson, WA, Wittman, DM, Weeren, RJV, Andrade-Santos, F, Jee, MJ, Benson, B, Gasperin, FD, Venturi, T, Bonafede, A, Sobral, D, Ogrean, GA, Lemaux, BC, Bradač, M, Brüggen, M & Peter, AHG 2019, 'Merging Cluster Collaboration: A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers' The Astrophysical Journal.

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Golovich, N., Dawson, W. A., Wittman, D. M., Weeren, R. J. V., Andrade-Santos, F., Jee, M. J., ... Peter, A. H. G. (Accepted/In press). Merging Cluster Collaboration: A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers. The Astrophysical Journal.

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Golovich N, Dawson WA, Wittman DM, Weeren RJV, Andrade-Santos F, Jee MJ et al. Merging Cluster Collaboration: A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers. The Astrophysical Journal. 2019 Apr 15.

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Golovich, Nathan ; Dawson, William A. ; Wittman, David M. ; Weeren, Reinout J. van ; Andrade-Santos, Felipe ; Jee, M. James ; Benson, Bryant ; Gasperin, Francesco de ; Venturi, Tiziana ; Bonafede, Annalisa ; Sobral, David ; Ogrean, Georgiana A. ; Lemaux, Brian C. ; Bradač, Maruša ; Brüggen, Marcus ; Peter, Annika H. G. / Merging Cluster Collaboration : A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers. In: The Astrophysical Journal. 2019.

Bibtex

@article{cf031139c4eb4436ae866c812adfe98f,
title = "Merging Cluster Collaboration: A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers",
abstract = "Golovich et al. 2017b presents an optical imaging and spectroscopic survey of 29 radio relic merging galaxy clusters. In this paper, we study this survey to identify substructure and quantify the dynamics of the mergers. Using a combined photometric and spectroscopic approach, we identify the minimum number of substructures in each system to describe the galaxy populations and estimate the line of sight velocity difference between likely merging subclusters. We find that the line-of-sight velocity components of the mergers are typically small compared with the maximum three dimensional relative velocity (usually $`gold sample that is prime for further observation, modeling, and simulation study. Additional papers will present weak lensing mass maps and dynamical modeling for each merging system, ultimately leading to new insight into a wide range of astrophysical phenomena at some of the largest scales in the universe.",
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author = "Nathan Golovich and Dawson, {William A.} and Wittman, {David M.} and Weeren, {Reinout J. van} and Felipe Andrade-Santos and Jee, {M. James} and Bryant Benson and Gasperin, {Francesco de} and Tiziana Venturi and Annalisa Bonafede and David Sobral and Ogrean, {Georgiana A.} and Lemaux, {Brian C.} and Maruša Bradač and Marcus Br{\"u}ggen and Peter, {Annika H. G.}",
note = "71 pages, 42 figures, accepted to ApJ",
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month = "4",
day = "15",
language = "English",
journal = "The Astrophysical Journal",
issn = "0004-637X",
publisher = "Institute of Physics Publishing",

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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Merging Cluster Collaboration

T2 - A Panchromatic Atlas of Radio Relic Mergers

AU - Golovich, Nathan

AU - Dawson, William A.

AU - Wittman, David M.

AU - Weeren, Reinout J. van

AU - Andrade-Santos, Felipe

AU - Jee, M. James

AU - Benson, Bryant

AU - Gasperin, Francesco de

AU - Venturi, Tiziana

AU - Bonafede, Annalisa

AU - Sobral, David

AU - Ogrean, Georgiana A.

AU - Lemaux, Brian C.

AU - Bradač, Maruša

AU - Brüggen, Marcus

AU - Peter, Annika H. G.

N1 - 71 pages, 42 figures, accepted to ApJ

PY - 2019/4/15

Y1 - 2019/4/15

N2 - Golovich et al. 2017b presents an optical imaging and spectroscopic survey of 29 radio relic merging galaxy clusters. In this paper, we study this survey to identify substructure and quantify the dynamics of the mergers. Using a combined photometric and spectroscopic approach, we identify the minimum number of substructures in each system to describe the galaxy populations and estimate the line of sight velocity difference between likely merging subclusters. We find that the line-of-sight velocity components of the mergers are typically small compared with the maximum three dimensional relative velocity (usually $`gold sample that is prime for further observation, modeling, and simulation study. Additional papers will present weak lensing mass maps and dynamical modeling for each merging system, ultimately leading to new insight into a wide range of astrophysical phenomena at some of the largest scales in the universe.

AB - Golovich et al. 2017b presents an optical imaging and spectroscopic survey of 29 radio relic merging galaxy clusters. In this paper, we study this survey to identify substructure and quantify the dynamics of the mergers. Using a combined photometric and spectroscopic approach, we identify the minimum number of substructures in each system to describe the galaxy populations and estimate the line of sight velocity difference between likely merging subclusters. We find that the line-of-sight velocity components of the mergers are typically small compared with the maximum three dimensional relative velocity (usually $`gold sample that is prime for further observation, modeling, and simulation study. Additional papers will present weak lensing mass maps and dynamical modeling for each merging system, ultimately leading to new insight into a wide range of astrophysical phenomena at some of the largest scales in the universe.

KW - astro-ph.CO

KW - astro-ph.GA

M3 - Journal article

JO - The Astrophysical Journal

JF - The Astrophysical Journal

SN - 0004-637X

ER -