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Volume 23, Issue 3-4


Some Self-consistent Models of Infinitely thin Stellar Disks with an Elliptical Velocity Distribution

L. P. Ossipkov
  • Department of Space Technologies and Applied Astrodynamics, St. Petersburg State University, 35 Universitetskij pr., Staryj Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198504, Russian Federation
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Published Online: 2017-02-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2017-0194


Distribution functions are found for some models of mass distribution in infinitely thin disks with an elliptical velocity distribution (Maclaurin, Kuzmin-Toomre, Hénon and Mestel disks).

Keywords: stellar dynamics; methods: analytical; disk galaxies: distribution function


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Received: 2014-11-13

Accepted: 2014-11-24

Published Online: 2017-02-18

Published in Print: 2014-12-01

Citation Information: Open Astronomy, Volume 23, Issue 3-4, Pages 291–295, ISSN (Online) 2543-6376, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2017-0194.

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© 2014 L. P. Ossipkov, published by De Gruyter Open. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. BY-NC-ND 3.0

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