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Paper: Peculiar motions of the large scale structures in the Southern Hemisphere
Volume: 4, The Extragalactic Distance Scale: Proceedings of the ASP 100th Anniversary Symposium
Page: 363
Authors: de Carvalho, Reinaldo R.; da Costa, Luiz N.
Abstract: Independent photometric and spectroscopic data are used to derive the two-parameter distance indicator relation for elliptical galaxies. The distance indicator is a plane in the R-sigma-mu space, similar to the 'fundamental plane' solution by Faber, et al. (1987), or Djorgovski and Davis (1987). The derived distances compare well to those measured by Lynden-Bell, et al. (1988), where the samples overlap. In the present work, some marginal evidence is found for systematic coherent motions in the surveyed volume, after subtracting out the motions induced by the Virgo cluster and the great attractor.
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