Detectability of Local Group Dwarf Galaxy Analogues at High Redshifts
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CitationPatej, Anna, and Abraham Loeb. 2015. “Detectability of Local Group Dwarf Galaxy Analogues at High Redshifts.” The Astrophysical Journal 815 (2) (December 17): L28. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/815/2/l28.
AbstractThe dwarf galaxies of the Local Group are believed to be similar to the most abundant galaxies during the epoch of reionization (z>6). As a result of their proximity, there is a wealth of information that can be obtained about these galaxies; however, due to their low surface brightnesses, detecting their progenitors at high redshifts is challenging. We compare the physical properties of these dwarf galaxies to those of galaxies detected at high redshifts using Hubble Space Telescope and Spitzer observations and consider the promise of the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope on the prospects for detecting high redshift analogues of these galaxies.
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