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Paper: The Mass and Extent of the Galactic Halo
Volume: 165, The Third Stromlo Symposium: The Galactic Halo
Page: 34
Authors: Zaritsky, Dennis
Abstract: We review the various techniques used to constrain the Galactic halo mass profile for radii > 20 kpc with particular emphasis on identifying a self-consistent halo model and resolving the apparent discrepancies present in the literature on this subject. We collate published results and demonstrate that they are all consistent with a Galactic halo that is nearly isothermal with a characteristic velocity of 180 to 220 km sec^{-1} and an extent > 200 kpc.
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